A Collision Repair Technician earns an average wage of C$22.66 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$31,595 - C$93,000
C$32K
C$63K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$63,465
10%
50%
90%
C$12.42 - C$27.41
C$12
C$20
C$27
MEDIAN: C$20.49
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$93K
Salary C$31,595 - C$93,000
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$27,226 - C$70,469
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$12.42 - C$27.41
Overtime C$28.99
Annual Data C$0C$70K
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$27,226 - C$70,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Collision Repair Technician

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.

Collision Repair Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Collision Repair Technician

Pay by Experience for a Collision Repair Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Collision Repair Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Collision Repair 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$49,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Collision Repair Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 11 salaries. A Collision Repair 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$51,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$46,125

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Collision Repair Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Collision Repair Technician?

Collision Repair Technician in Souris:
Pros: The job itself.
Cons: My boss is disrespectful.

Key Stats for Collision Repair Technician

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Collision Repair Technician Salaries

▲22%

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
C$46,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 30%