Average Diesel Mechanic Hourly Pay in Canada

C$27.98
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C$2,035
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Mechanic in Canada is C$27.98.
10%
CA$17.66
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CA$27.98
90%
CA$39.33
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C$18 - C$39
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C$103 - C$11,635
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C$38,150 - C$86,036
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What Do Diesel Mechanics Do?

Diesel Mechanic Tasks
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot and repair all types of diesel engine vehicles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and supplies.
  • Learn and apply new technology in advanced diagnostics and repairs.
  • Comply with safety and EPA procedures.

Job Satisfaction for Diesel Mechanic

3.9 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Diesel Mechanics?

Skills in Heavy Equipment Repair, Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting and Heavy Duty Truck Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanics?

An entry-level Diesel Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.98 based on 8 salaries. An early career Diesel Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.64 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$26.48 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$30.52 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$34.
Employees with Diesel Mechanic in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 28.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (12.1% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hamilton, Ontario (11.8% less), Windsor, Ontario (7.4% less) and London, Ontario (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 321 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
23.7%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
26.8%
Late Career
24.3%