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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 $39.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto, New Brunswick at $23.91 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $75,000.
Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will be larger than job vacancies in this profession for the near future. Retirements will be the main source of job vacancies for this position.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Bricklayers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||30.00||39.00||41.44||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||30.00||39.00||41.44||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||24.00||34.00||44.08||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||14.00||35.71||38.00||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||16.00||23.91||38.50||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||18.00||26.00||34.00||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||17.00||37.00||40.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||16.00||31.00||40.00||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||20.00||32.89||42.00||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||21.00||31.00||40.42||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||18.00||26.50||33.06||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||23.81||34.00||38.00||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||24.00||35.50||42.55||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes bricklayers, is $31.74. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,240, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $64,000.
There are over 16,000 bricklayers working in Canada and over 25% are self-employed.