The average rate for an Automotive Service Technician in Calgary, Alberta is C$26.93 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. A skill in Automotive Engine Repair is associated with high pay for this job.

C$31,200 - C$90,000
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$48,000
50%
C$16.50 - C$37.51
C$16
C$29
C$38
MEDIAN: C$29.33
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$90K
Salary C$48,000
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$34,370 - C$81,988
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$16.50 - C$37.51
Overtime C$32.10
Annual Data C$0C$81K
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$34,370 - C$81,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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.

Automotive Service Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician Salaries

▲22%

National Average
C$61,000

▼4%

▼32%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 31%