The average wage for a Heavy Duty Mechanic in Edmonton, Alberta is C$38.55 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$45,958 - C$140,935
C$46K
C$76K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$76,340
10%
50%
90%
C$19.64 - C$41.86
C$20
C$36
C$42
MEDIAN: C$36.18
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$140K
Salary C$45,958 - C$140,935
Bonus C$2,390
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$42,155 - C$92,587
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data C$0C$61
Hourly Rate C$19.64 - C$41.86
Overtime C$21.82 - C$61.69
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$2,390
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$42,155 - C$92,587
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

Job Description for Heavy Duty Mechanic

Heavy duty mechanics work with a variety of heavy duty equipment, such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and/or pneumatic equipment. They maintain these machines, troubleshoot equipment should something go wrong, and may order supplies and parts. They may also manage inventory and make notes into an inventory system as required by their employers. Heavy duty mechanics must be able to disassemble, clean, and then reassemble a motor. Additionally, they must be cost efficient by analyzing parts and determining whether to order new parts or repair the existing pieces. In all tasks, heavy duty mechanics must be neat, organized, and meticulous in cleaning parts and work stations. Often, heavy duty mechanics work outside with heavy equipment and slippery oils. As such, it's essential they follow organizational safety regulations and HAZMAT procedures as needed.

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Heavy Duty Mechanic Tasks

  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
  • Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
  • Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.

Heavy Duty Mechanic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Duty Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Heavy Duty Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Heavy Duty Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Heavy Duty Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$84,000 based on 19 salaries. A Heavy Duty Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$84,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Heavy Duty Mechanic

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Heavy Duty Mechanic Salaries

▲9%

Late-Career
▲9%

▲8%

National Average
C$77,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Heavy Duty Mechanic Salaries

Welding
▲11%


Heavy Equipment Repair
▲6%

National Average
C$77,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 16%