A Mechanical Technician earns an average wage of C$19.87 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

C$34,687 - C$82,572
C$35K
C$50K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$49,985
10%
50%
90%
C$14.09 - C$34.59
C$14
C$20
C$35
MEDIAN: C$20.47
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$34,687 - C$82,572
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,096
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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$31,443 - C$80,004
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data C$0C$56
Hourly Rate C$14.09 - C$34.59
Overtime C$26.43 - C$56.17
Annual Data C$0C$80K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,096
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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$31,443 - C$80,004
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Mechanical Technician

Mechanical technicians (also referred to as simply "mechanics") are responsible for preventative maintenance for their company’s machines and equipment They also inspect equipment to verify that it is safe to use, as well as make repairs as needed. When a breakdown occurs, mechanical technicians inspect and diagnose the underlying problem; they then determine if it is necessary to replace parts and/or how to repair the equipment as quickly and safely as possible. Mechanical technicians must keep detailed logs of maintenance and repairs, as well as use specialized tools to calibrate equipment and machines. They also maintain sufficient inventory of replacement parts and repair equipment.

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Mechanical Technician Tasks

  • Check components and replace worn or damaged parts.
  • Follow procedures and complete paperwork.
  • Complete turnaround and service of equipment.

Mechanical Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Technician

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 9 salaries. A Mechanical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Technician

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Mechanical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲52%

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$47,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 15%