Concrete Finisher | Cement Mason Salary Canada

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Average Concrete Finisher’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Average Canadian Concrete Finishers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7282.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: concrete finisher, concrete mason and cement mason.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Toronto, Ontario at $33.39 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in New Brunswick at $18.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $42,000 – $67,000.

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

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Concrete Finishers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta* 17.0026.0034.502015
Edmonton – Alberta* 30.0032.0035.202015
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 18.0028.00 35.002014
Winnipeg – Manitoba 19.00 24.65 28.59 2014
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 14.0018.0025.002014
Halifax – Nova Scotia 15.5319.0024.002014
Toronto – Ontario 24.00 33.39 35.382014
Ottawa – Ontario 17.0024.00 31.002014
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 15.0024.66 32.502014
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 18.0026.92 35.002014
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 22.1929.00 34.842014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan18.0025.0032.00 2014


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Filling hollows and removing high spots to smooth freshly poured concrete
›› Compacting concrete with a power vibrator
›› Installing fixtures such as steel plates and anchor bolts into freshly poured concrete
Comparison with employment group

The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes concrete finishers, 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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