The average wage for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Edmonton, Alberta is C$33.77 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$61,208 - C$101,736
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$80,000
50%
C$23.83 - C$42.13
C$24
C$34
C$42
MEDIAN: C$34.26
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$101K
Salary C$80,000
Bonus C$1,250
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$51,959 - C$97,586
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$23.83 - C$42.13
Hourly Tips C$0.20
Overtime C$24.33 - C$66.95
Annual Data C$0C$97K
Bonus C$1,250
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$51,959 - C$97,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

Job Description for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Heavy equipment mechanics are in charge of maintaining company-related machinery. They are responsible for providing upkeep to that machinery to ensure that needed equipment functions properly; this includes preventive care and maintenance. Heavy equipment mechanics perform regular inspections to ensure machines comply with local, state, and federal regulations. They must possess advanced mechanical skills to troubleshoot and fix industrial equipment using heavy tools, as well as receive regular training to meet performance standards. They install equipment parts and recycle as required, and they often work on replacing outdated machinery.

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Heavy Equipment 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 Equipment Mechanic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Heavy Equipment Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Heavy Equipment 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$85,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 15 salaries. A Heavy Equipment 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$82,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$76,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 12%