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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 $41.50 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg – Manitoba at $22.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $75,000.
The government forecasts that there will be too few job seekers to fill job vacancies in this profession for the near future. Employment prospects are expected to be good in most parts of Canada.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||28.32||36.50||46.79||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||28.50||41.50||50.14||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||18.00||33.00||44.00||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||18.00||22.00||38.01||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||15.00||25.00||37.50||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||17.00||27.50||40.00||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.82||25.84||47.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||14.00||28.00||39.00||2018|
|London – Ontario||18.00||25.00||35.00||2018|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||18.00||32.00||37.15||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||15.00||22.50||29.50||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||18.00||27.00||40.00||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||20.00||31.99||45.00||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for maintenance and equipment operation trades, which includes heavy-duty equipment mechanics, 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.
There are over 70,000 heavy-duty equipment mechanics working in Canada.