Average Truck Mechanic Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for a Truck Mechanic in Canada is C$25.74.
MEDIAN C$25.74
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Hourly Rate
C$16 - C$35
C$1,474 - C$4,500
Total Pay
C$34,277 - C$74,894

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Job Description for Truck Mechanic

Truck Mechanic Tasks
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain trucks.
  • Use test instruments on equipment to determine malfunctions.
  • Reline brakes or wheels and raise trucks using jacks.
  • Inspect brakes, steering mechanisms, and other parts to ensure quality and condition.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Truck Mechanic

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

Pay by Experience Level for Truck Mechanic

An early career Truck Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$20.39 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Truck Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$28.07 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Truck Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$29.33 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$29.
Employees with Truck Mechanic in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 18.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Winnipeg, Manitoba (4.9% more) and Hamilton, Ontario (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brampton, Ontario (22.3% less), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (12.6% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (5.1% less).

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