An Automotive Service Technician earns an average wage of C$20.74 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Plug-in Hybrid Electic Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV), Electronic Troubleshooting, Transmission, and Automotive Engine Repair. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$26,356 - C$79,926
C$26K
C$48K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$48,457
10%
50%
90%
C$12.45 - C$32.36
C$12
C$21
C$32
MEDIAN: C$20.84
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$26,356 - C$79,926
Bonus C$290 - C$8,170
Profit Sharing C$3,000
Commission C$4,800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$26,138 - C$69,797
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 121
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$12.45 - C$32.36
Hourly Tips C$0.11
Overtime C$17.90 - C$48.45
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$290 - C$8,170
Commission C$4,800
Profit Sharing C$3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$26,138 - C$69,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 657

Job Description for Automotive Service Technician

Automotive service technicians engage in the inspection, diagnosis, and repair of malfunctioning automobiles. They replace defective parts, repair parts that may be broken, and adjust parts to ensure that vehicles are in proper working order. They are also responsible for filling out reports and paperwork associated with this work. They are usually expected to provide their own set of basic hand tools, and they must be proficient in the use of screwdrivers, socket wrenches, impact guns, and tools associated with changing tires and oil. Entry-level automotive service technicians are often required to clean and maintain the service area. Good verbal and written communication skills may be required, as in some businesses the automotive service technician will be required to interact with customers.

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Automotive Service Technician Tasks

  • Diagnose, repair and perform maintenance on automobiles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and parts.
  • Communicate with customer service, parts and sales departments.
  • Diagnose malfunctions using electronic testing equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Service Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Service Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 196 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Service Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 99 salaries. An Automotive Service Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

43%

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-26%

National Average: C$45,254

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Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician Salaries

▲38%

▲33%

▲9%

National Average
C$45,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 40%