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Average Motor Vehicle Body Repairer’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Motor Vehicle Body Repairers. The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7322.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: motor vehicle body repairer, automotive body mechanic, used car renovator, dent remover and repairer and collision repair technician.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $30.71 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax, Nova Scotia at $17.88 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $35,000 – $60,000.
Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will balance job vacancies in this profession for the near future. Turnover in this profession is high because of poor employment conditions and relatively low wages.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Motor Vehicle Body Repairers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||26,00||30.71||48.08||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||17.95||28.25||44.45||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||14.00||25.00||39.64||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||14.50||23.41||35.00||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||12.50||18.99||25.00||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||13.50||17.88||25.00||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||12.00||21.00||26.06||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||15.00||21.00||32.78||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||15.00||21.00||32.78||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||17.00||23.00||28.25||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||15.00||19.00||28.37||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec||15.00||21.00||30.00||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)||15.00||25.00||34.00||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for maintenance and equipment operation trades, which includes motor vehicle body repairers, 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 32,000 motor vehicle body repairers working in Canada.