A Late-Career Automotive Technician earns an average wage of C$28.48 per hour.

C$38,532 - C$80,603
C$39K
C$56K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$55,622
10%
50%
90%
C$20.32 - C$36.27
C$20
C$28
C$36
MEDIAN: C$28.14
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$80K
Salary C$38,532 - C$80,603
Bonus C$2.01 - C$14,899
Commission C$7,600
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$42,112 - C$76,752
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data C$0C$49
Hourly Rate C$20.32 - C$36.27
Overtime C$37.66
Annual Data C$0C$76K
Bonus C$2.01 - C$14,899
Commission C$7,600
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$42,112 - C$76,752
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 135

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.

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$58,565

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries


National Average
C$59,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 43%