Auto Mechanics are usually paid hourly, but some highly skilled Mechanics are guaranteed a minimum weekly salary. Some shops also offer commission incentives that make an auto mechanic salary even more attractive. On average, Automotive Service Technicians earn between $45,000 and 70,000 per year plus benefits. What else allows you to earn that money while doing something you love – working on cars?
Your apprenticeship will be spent in a repair facility, where you will “earn while you learn” while mastering your trade and working toward your journeyman credentials.
Another big plus is the strong demand for auto mechanics, which is underlined by Statistics Canada, which indicates that 96% of those involved in the auto mechanic trade work full time and are experience earnings growth.