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Average Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics. The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7313.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic, heating and cooling mechanic, transport refrigeration technician and central air conditioning servicer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan at $40.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg – Manitoba at $25.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $75,000.
Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future. Competitive wages are expected to attract skilled and experienced workers from other occupations. Employment prospects over the next few years are expected to be good in British Columbia and Ontario.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||30.00||33.77||47.34||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||30.00||30.00||43.20||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||17.41||35.00||55.00||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||17.14||25.00||40.00||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||16.00||26.67||39.19||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||20.00||28.85||43.64||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||16.00||29.00||45.67||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||16.00||29.00||45.67||2018|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||15.00||32.28||37.00||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||16.00||32.00||46.00||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||17.25||28.00||40.00||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||20.00||33.30||39.90||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||26.00||40.00||50.00||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for maintenance and equipment operation trades, which includes refrigeration and air conditioning 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.