The average pay for an Automotive Technician in Toronto, Ontario is C$22.79 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$24,328 - C$83,850
C$24K
C$53K
C$84K
MEDIAN: C$52,903
10%
50%
90%
C$14.80 - C$32.99
C$15
C$23
C$33
MEDIAN: C$23.18
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$83K
Salary C$24,328 - C$83,850
Bonus C$2,200
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$30,387 - C$72,433
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$14.80 - C$32.99
Hourly Tips C$7.50
Overtime C$24.57
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$2,200
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$30,387 - C$72,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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$38,000 based on 14 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$55,000 based on 11 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$68,000 based on 7 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$64,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Automotive Technician Salaries

▲38%

▲30%

▲11%

National Average
C$50,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

National Average
C$50,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 46%