The average wage for a Truck Mechanic is C$26.19 per hour. A skill in Electronic Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job. 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$51,489 - C$67,415
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$61,984
50%
C$16.31 - C$34.63
C$16
C$26
C$35
MEDIAN: C$25.71
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$73K
Salary C$61,984
Bonus C$3,000
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$35,268 - C$73,793
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$16.31 - C$34.63
Hourly Tips C$0.71
Overtime C$23.81 - C$55.12
Annual Data C$0C$73K
Bonus C$3,000
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$35,268 - C$73,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 181

Job Description for Truck Mechanic

Truck mechanics are responsible for performing maintenance and repairs on trucks of all sizes, from small trucks to semi-trailers. These mechanics are responsible for performing diagnoses to identify problems; these diagnoses are sometimes aided with a computer, but are also performed manually. Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail are important in this position to detect problems that are not easily visible.

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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.

Truck Mechanic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Truck Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Truck Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Truck Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Truck 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$61,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Truck Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 28 salaries. A Truck 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$61,000 based on 19 salaries.

Truck Mechanic Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Truck Mechanic?

Truck Mechanic in Brantford:
"Exciting & fun."
Pros: Learning something new every day.
Cons: Heavy work and hard on the body.

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Key Stats for Truck Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Truck Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲11%

Late-Career
▲10%

National Average
C$55,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 17%