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Average Mechanical Engineering Technologist Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineering Technologist in Canada is C$54,763.
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What Do Mechanical Engineering Technologists Do?

Mechanical Engineering Technologist Tasks
  • Write detailed specifications of parts and products from designs or actual mechanical systems.
  • Install equipment and train other technicians in use and interpretation of equipment.
  • Assemble, build, or prepare products and/or facilities for manufacture.
  • Inspect and review prototypes, vendor parts, and line assembled pieces for fit to specifications and measurements.

Job Satisfaction for Mechanical Engineering Technologist

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Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Engineering Technologist

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Engineering Technologist are from the companies Stantec, Stantec Consulting Ltd. and J.D. Irving Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Stantec where the average pay is C$72,799. Stantec Consulting Ltd. pays the lowest at around C$61,500.

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineering Technologists?

Skills in Engineering Design and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Technologists?

An entry-level Mechanical Engineering Technologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,299 based on 72 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineering Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,175 based on 378 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineering Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,836 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineering Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$66,237 based on 99 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$72,059.
Employees with Mechanical Engineering Technologist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 16.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (9.5% more) and Calgary, Alberta (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (9.5% less), Mississauga, Ontario (8.7% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (7.9% less).

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