The average hourly pay for a Collision Repair Technician in Canada is C$22.87.
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What Do Collision Repair Technicians Do?
A collision repair technician is the person who is responsible for restoring a vehicle back to its original and operational condition after a collision. This position is one which generally works within an autobody garage, which can be commercially or individually owned. While a garage is considered indoors, it can be affected by outdoor elements, such as extreme heat or cold. A collision repair technician can work with a team of other technicians or individually.
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Collision Repair Technician Tasks
- Examine damaged vehicle and plan repair process.
- Participate in required safety meetings.
- Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle and fenders.
- Make decisions on repairing or replacing pieces while taking into consideration safety, cost and cycle time.
- Perform quality repairs in timely manner.
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What Are Popular Skills for Collision Repair Technicians?
Skills in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Aluminum Welding and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Spot Welding and Assembler.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Collision Repair Technicians?
An early career Collision Repair Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$17.00 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Collision Repair Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.92 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Collision Repair Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.42 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$25.
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