The average hourly pay for a Computer Technician in Canada is C$15.54.
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Job Description for Computer Technician
A computer technician is a broad term for a career that includes many different jobs. Technicians start out with the same basic education, requiring a course to receive A+ Certification, and then branch off into specialized areas, such as repair technicians, who are trained in the basics of the structure of a computer. They inspect computers so that they can diagnose a problem and find a solution. Usually, computer techs will repair or replace a damaged part, or they will update or change softwa…Read more
Job Satisfaction for Computer Technician
The top respondents for the job title Computer Technician are from the companies Staples, Inc., Best Buy Canada and Best Buy. Reported salaries are highest at Best Buy where the average pay is C$14.49. Staples, Inc. pays the lowest at around C$13.28.
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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Computer Hardware Technician, Computer Service, Network Support, Information Technology (IT) Support and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Computer Technician
An entry-level Computer Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.47 based on 31 salaries. An early career Computer Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$15.13 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Computer Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.21 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Computer Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.23 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$20.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Computer Technician in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 26.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (19.7% more) and Montréal, Québec (18.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (8.3% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.1% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.5% less).
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