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Average Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7312.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: heavy-duty equipment mechanic, heavy mobile logging equipment mechanic, diesel mechanic, locomotive mechanic and tractor mechanic.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $41.74 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Prince Edward Island at $18.50 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $70,000.
Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future. Employment prospects are expected to be fair in most parts of Canada.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||27.40||35.00||45.14||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||30.00||41.74||46.20||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||16.00||26.00||41.66||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||16.00||26.77||36.85||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||15.50||23.50||36.18||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||16.50||24.00||35.00||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||18.00||28.85||39.00||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||17.00||28.85||39.49||2016|
|London – Ontario||17.00||28.85||39.49||2016|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||17.00||28.85||39.49||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||15.00||18.50||28.00||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||17.00||23.00||36.50||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||20.00||31.90||46.00||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for maintenance and equipment operation trades, which includes heavy-duty equipment mechanics, is $29.53. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,144, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $59,500.
There are over 60,000 heavy-duty equipment mechanics working in Canada.