Average Early-Career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Hourly Pay in Canada

C$16.74
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C$1,000
Bonus
C$2,600
Commission
C$1,250
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Canada is C$16.74.
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C$12.11
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C$16.74
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C$26.14
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MEDIAN C$16.74
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Hourly Rate
C$12 - C$26
Bonus
C$100 - C$4,966
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$1,250
Commission
C$750 - C$3,000
Total Pay
C$25,402 - C$57,228

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Job Description for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

The top respondents for the job title Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic are from the companies Canadian Tire Corp., Canadian Tire Corporation and Kal Tire Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Kal Tire Corporation where the average pay is C$14.48. Canadian Tire Corp. pays the lowest at around C$14.09.

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Popular Skills for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, System Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting and Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

An entry-level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.40 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.32 based on 481 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$26.83 based on 472 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$28.
Employees with Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (10.5% less), Mississauga, Ontario (10.4% less) and Toronto, Ontario (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,510 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Mid Career
31.9%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
32.4%

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