Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7321  ·  Browse All Occupations

Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers inspect, diagnose, repair and service mechanical, electrical and electronic systems and components of cars, buses, and light and commercial transport trucks. They are employed by motor vehicle dealers, garages, truck and trailer dealerships, fleet maintenance companies, and service stations, automotive specialty shops, transportation companies and retail establishments which have automotive service shops. This unit group also includes mechanical repairers who perform major repairs and replacement of mechanical units on newly assembled motor vehicles. They are employed by motor vehicle manufacturing companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • After Sales Service Technician - Motor Vehicles
  • Alignment And Brakes Technician
  • Apprentice Motor Vehicle Mechanic
  • Automatic Transmission Mechanic - Motor Vehicle
  • Automatic Transmission Technician - Motor Vehicles
  • Automobile Mechanic
  • Automobile Service Mechanic
  • Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Automotive Brake Mechanic
  • Automotive Brake Repairer
  • Automotive Brake Specialist
  • Automotive Carburetor Mechanic
  • Automotive Drive Trains Technician
  • Automotive Electrical And Tune-up Service Technician
  • Automotive Electrical Mechanic
  • Automotive Electrical Technician
  • Automotive Engine Mechanic Inspector
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Automotive Mechanical Repairer
  • Automotive Radiator Mechanic
  • Automotive Radiator Mechanic Apprentice
  • Automotive Radiator Repairer
  • Automotive Repairer
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Automotive Service Technician - Electrical And Fuel Systems
  • Automotive Service Technician - Fuel And Electronics Systems
  • Automotive Service Technician - Steering, Suspension And Brakes
  • Automotive Service Technician - Transmission
  • Automotive Service Technician Apprentice
  • Automotive Technician - Air Conditioning System
  • Automotive Technician - Automatic Transmission Systems
  • Automotive Technician - Brakes Systems
  • Automotive Technician - Electrical And Electronic Systems
  • Automotive Technician - Engine And Fuel Systems
  • Automotive Technician - Front-end Systems
  • Automotive Technician - Fuel Systems
  • Automotive Technician - Standard Transmission Systems
  • Automotive Technician - Transmission Systems
  • Automotive Vehicle Tester
  • Automotive Vehicle Testing Mechanic
  • Brake Systems Mechanic
  • Bus And Transport Mechanic
  • Bus And Truck Mechanic
  • Bus Mechanic
  • Car Mechanic
  • Commercial Trailer Mechanic
  • Commercial Trailer Technician
  • Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic
  • Diagnostic Technician - Motor Vehicles
  • Drive Train Automotive Technician
  • Engine Mechanic - Motor Vehicle
  • Front-end Mechanic
  • Fuel And Electrical Systems Technician - Motor Vehicle
  • Garage Mechanic
  • Mechanic - Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Upgrader - Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Motor Mechanic - Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Motor Repairer - Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Diesel Engine Mechanic
  • Motor Vehicle Fuel Conversion Technician
  • Motor Vehicle Fuel-systems And Electric-systems Mechanic
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanic
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanical Repairer
  • Motor Vehicle Technician
  • Motor Vehicle Transmission Mechanic
  • New Car Mechanic
  • Service Technician - Motor Vehicle Repair
  • Trailer Mechanic
  • Trailer Mechanical Systems Repairer
  • Transmission Mechanic
  • Transmission Technician
  • Transport Truck Mechanic
  • Transport Truck Trailer Mechanic
  • Trolley Engine Mechanic
  • Truck And Coach Technician
  • Truck And Trailer Repairer
  • Truck And Transport Mechanic
  • Truck And Transport Service Technician
  • Truck And Transport Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice
  • Truck And Transport Vehicle Repairer
  • Truck Mechanic
  • Truck Trailer Mechanic
  • Truck Trailer Repairer Apprentice
  • Truck Trailer Service Technician
  • Truck-trailer Repairer
  • Tune-up Mechanic - Motor Vehicle
  • Tune-up Specialist - Motor Vehicle
  • Wheel Alignment And Brake Mechanic
  • Wheel Alignment And Brake Specialist
  • Apprentice Motor Vehicle Mechanic
  • Automobile Mechanic
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Brake Systems Mechanic
  • Bus Mechanic
  • Mechanical Upgrader - Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Motor Repairer - Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Transmission Mechanic
  • Truck And Transport Mechanic
  • Truck-trailer Repairer
  • Tune-up Specialist - Motor Vehicle
  • Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Service Advisor - Rose City Ford
  • Parts & Service Advisor
  • Mechanic 310T
  • Field Service Technician
  • Mechanic-310T
  • Journeyman Automotive Technician

6 Active Job Posts for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

These companies are looking for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers right now:

Service Manager at United Rentals ⋅ August 4, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ As a Service Manager at United Rentals, you’ll be the leader of a major maintenance enterprise. You’ll have the opportunity

Looking for a Fulltime Bodyshop Bodyman Tech, Auto Body Tech at Kijiji Jobs ⋅ July 29, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Looking for a Fulltime Bodyshop Bodyman Tech , Auto Body TechPermanent position with highly competitive wage and full benefits.please submit

RV Technician at Larry Renaud RV Sales & Service ⋅ July 13, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Now Hiring Full Time RV Technician/Apprentice for our growing service department – Prior experience in automotive or auto body is

Army Reserve Vehicle Technician at Canadian Armed Forces Army Reserve ⋅ July 10, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ In order to apply for this position, you MUST meet three basic criteria: You MUST have 15 high school credits

Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers at GFL Environmental Canada ⋅ July 7, 2020 ⋅ Full Time

Licensed Auto Mechanic at City of Windsor Employment and Training Services ⋅ June 9, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Examine various systems within cars to diagnose problemsRun computerized diagnostic tests toidentify components that might be malfunctioning Remove parts that

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $50,764
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $50,796
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers.

Sex Median Income
Male $51,976
Female $52,072
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (13 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers.

$46,800.00
Lowest Observed
$100,000.00
Highest Observed
$58,500.00
25th Percentile
$66,192.31
Average
$60,000.00
Median
$74,100.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 235
25 to 34 years 325
35 to 44 years 320
45 to 54 years 455
55 to 64 years 350
65 to 74 years 75
75 years and over 0
Total 1,760
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 15
Manufacturing 295
Wholesale trade 45
Retail trade 390
Transportation and warehousing 145
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 25
Professional, scientific and technical services 15
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 25
Educational services 10
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 0
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 750
Public administration 35
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 465
Part Time 1,295
Total 1,760
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 1,690
Female 65
Total 1,755
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,585
Self Employed 180
Total 1,765
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,685
Unemployed 80
Total 1,760
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 110
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 350
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 555
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 645
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 25
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 75
Total 1,755
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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8 Local Employers That Hire Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

The following companies in this region have hired Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers in the past year:

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