Bricklayer Salary Canada

See table for salaries.

Average Bricklayers’ Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Bricklayers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7281.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: bricklayer, stonemason, apprentice bricklayer and brickmason.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $38.43 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto, New Brunswick at $23.25 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $47,000 – $67,000.

Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Bricklayers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*(1) 27.0038.4348.012015
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 27.0038.4348.012015
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 19.0029.75 39.502014
Winnipeg – Manitoba 19.9029.79 35.89 2014
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick 16.0023.2538.542014
Halifax – Nova Scotia 16.8725.0035.002014
Toronto – Ontario 17.0033.00 42.502014
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 16.0032.65 38.002014
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 16.0026.00 37.752014
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 16.0032.6538.002014
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 19.9829.54 35.002014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan20.0030.0040.38 2014


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Laying bricks to build residential or commercial chimneys and fireplaces
›› Installing firebricks to line industrial chimneys and smokestacks
›› Lining furnaces, kilns and boilers using refractory bricks
›› Laying bricks to build garden walls, patios and other outdoor features
Comparison with employment group

The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for maintenance and equipment operation trades, which includes bricklayers, 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.

Number In Employment

There are over 15,000 bricklayers working in Canada.

These occupations may also be of interest:

Concrete Finishers
Plasterers, Drywall Installers and Finishers and Lathers