Upholsterer Salary Canada

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Average Upholsterer’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Upholsterers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6345.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: upholsterer, furniture upholsterer, re-upholsterer and upholstery repairer.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec at $20.23 per hour and the Canadian national average wage is $18.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $30,000 – $45,000.

Although numbers employed in this profession are falling, job prospects are expected to be good because there is projected to be a balance of workers for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Upholsterers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta(1)* 18.3018.5028.002017
Edmonton – Alberta(1)* 18.3018.5028.002017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 12.0020.00 28.412016
Winnipeg – Manitoba(3) 11.00 18.00 28.25 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(3) 11.00 18.00 28.25 2016
Halifax – Nova Scotia(3) 11.00 18.00 28.25 2016
Toronto – Ontario 12.00 19.00 27.002016
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 12.00 17.96 26.302016
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1) 12.00 17.96 26.302016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario(1) 12.00 17.96 26.302016
Prince Edward Island(3) 11.00 18.00 28.25 2016
Montreal – Quebec 12.0020.2333.442016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(3) 11.00 18.00 28.25 2016

Methodology

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Removing, replacing or repairing damaged or worn furniture parts such as springs and padding
›› Sewing materials to make covers for furniture
›› Adding trimming to upholstered furniture
Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for service supervisors and specialized service occupations, which includes upholsterers, is $17.54. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $640, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $33,000.

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