Ironworker Salary Canada

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Average Ironworker’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Ironworkers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7236.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: ironworker, ornamental ironworker, rodworker, structural metal erector and reinforcing ironworker.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Windsor / Sarnia, Ontario at $36.89 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $25.00 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 continue to be larger than job vacancies in this profession for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Ironworkers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta* 19.0031.5045.002015
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 19.0025.0042.852015
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 15.0026.9038.432014
Winnipeg – Manitoba 17.00 26.53 37.36 2014
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 19.0028.0040.002014
Halifax – Nova Scotia 15.0032.0041.002014
Toronto – Ontario 23.00 35.23 39.142014
Ottawa – Ontario 23.4236.00 40.242014
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 24.5436.89 41.742014
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 22.6235.00 40.372014
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 22.0235.14 37.002014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan20.2530.0044.00 2014


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Assembling and erecting prefabricated metal structures
›› Reinforcing concrete structures with steel bars or metal mesh
›› Installing metal stairways, railings and other metal structures
›› Securing steeel units in place by welding or bolting
Comparison with employment group

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