Average Automotive Technician Hourly Pay in Canada

C$24.62
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$1,400
Bonus
C$1,850
Commission
C$1,474
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The average hourly pay for an Automotive Technician in Canada is C$24.62.
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C$13.77
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C$24.62
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C$34.65
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MEDIAN C$24.62
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Hourly Rate
C$14 - C$35
Bonus
C$242 - C$4,983
Profit Sharing
C$500 - C$2,500
Commission
C$0 - C$1,850
Total Pay
C$29,331 - C$73,943

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Job Description for Automotive Technician

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Automotive Technician

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Automotive Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Automotive Technician
Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic
Automotive Service Technician
Shop Foreman
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Automotive Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician

An entry-level Automotive Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$13.82 based on 13 salaries. An early career Automotive Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.83 based on 134 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.92 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$27.64 based on 151 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$29.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 39.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (33.0% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (18.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (31.2% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (14.7% less) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 532 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
25.2%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
28.4%
Late Career
22.6%