Boilermaker Salary Canada

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Average Boilermaker’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Boilermakers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this employment is 7234.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: boilermaker, boiler installer and boiler shop mechanic.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta at $41.71 per hour and the lowest average (median)wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec at $35.49 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $65,000 – $80,000.

Government labour market data indicates that there will be a surplus of workers in this occupation for the near future. Activities in the construction industry are expected to slow down and the manufacturing sector will continue to experience difficulties, particularly in the metal and machinery fabricating industry.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Boilermakers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta 24.4541.7145.002014
Edmonton – Alberta 24.6741.1744.002014
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest- British Columbia 24.9137.7443.252014
Winnipeg – Manitoba 22.65 37.00 42.00 2014
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 29.9537.5944.002014
Halifax – Nova Scotia(1) 26.0236.4743.252014
Toronto – Ontario 24.20 36.48 42.502014
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 24.0037.25 43.962014
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 21.2336.25 42.502014
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 24.7436.64 44.842014
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 17.8035.49 38.502014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)24.9338.9643.00 2014


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Fitting and welding metal parts together to fabricate boilers, heat exchangers and other heavy-metal products
›› Erecting and installing boilers and other heavy-metal products
›› Repairing and performing maintenance work on boilers and other heavy-metal products
Comparison with employment group

The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes boilermakers, is $28.00. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,125, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $58,500.

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