The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Automotive Service Technician in Canada is C$17.09.
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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 tool…Read more
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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Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, Maintenance, Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician
An entry-level Automotive Service Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.47 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.83 based on 216 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$28.41 based on 172 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$30.
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Employees with Automotive Service Technician in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 71.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (46.5% more) and Toronto, Ontario (15.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (12.2% less) and Hamilton, Ontario (0.9% less).
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