The average hourly pay for a Truck Mechanic in Canada is C$25.74.
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C$16 - C$35
C$1,474 - C$4,500
C$34,277 - C$74,894
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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. In addition to repairs, truck mechanics also perform regular tune-ups …Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Truck Mechanic
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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