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Average Automotive Service Technician and Truck Mechanic Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Automobile Mechanics.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7321.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: automobile mechanic, automotive service technician apprentice, tune-up specialist – motor vehicle and automotive service technician.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton – Alberta at $34.90 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Prince Edward Island at $18.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $40,000 – $70,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession is expected to remain balanced for the near future. The majority of job vacancies will come from retirements.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Truck Mechanics in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||18.00||33.00||44.15||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||17.51||34.90||46.22||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||14.00||28.00||42.57||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||14.00||22.00||30.00||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||16.50||20.00||25.00||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||13.00||20.00||32.60||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.50||25.64||38.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||15.00||23.00||38.00||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||15.00||24.04||35.50||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||15.00||25.00||34.36||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||13.00||18.00||27.40||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||14.87||24.00||33.45||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||16.00||31.00||40.00||2018|
There are over 126,000 people employed as automotive service technicians, truck & bus mechanics and mechanical repairers & motor vehicle body repairers in Canada.
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for maintenance and equipment operation trades, which includes automotive service technicians, truck & bus mechanics and mechanical repairers, is $32.66. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,280, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $67,000.