The average pay for an Automotive Technician is C$24.59 per hour. A skill in diagnostics is associated with high pay for this job.

C$29,564 - C$84,253
C$30K
C$55K
C$84K
MEDIAN: C$55,378
10%
50%
90%
C$13.55 - C$33.97
C$14
C$24
C$34
MEDIAN: C$24.06
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$84K
Salary C$29,564 - C$84,253
Bonus C$390 - C$7,096
Profit Sharing C$1,474
Commission C$2,000
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$29,083 - C$73,589
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 117
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$13.55 - C$33.97
Hourly Tips C$0.57
Overtime C$12.16 - C$50.70
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$390 - C$7,096
Commission C$2,000
Profit Sharing C$1,474
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$29,083 - C$73,589
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 614

Job Description for Automotive Technician

An automotive technician performs routine repairs, diagnostics, and maintenance on vehicles, including brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems. They typically work in an automotive repair shop or chain, describing needed work to customers and providing cost estimates needed to bring customer's vehicles up to manufacturer's specifications; they also may open their own auto shop or work in specialty companies such as dealerships or car rental companies. An auto shop, which often runs during regular business hours, usually has more than one technician, who are supervised by a shop manager or senior technician. The automotive technician also orders auto parts and other supplies needed for the repairs.

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Automotive 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 Technician

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 134 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive 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$53,000 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Automotive 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 120 salaries. An Automotive 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$60,000 based on 83 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,256

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Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Automotive Technician Salaries

▲17%

▲16%

▲3%

National Average
C$51,000

▼29%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

▲17%



National Average
C$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 36%