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 Alberta at $23.86 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec at $15.50 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $30,000 – $50,000.

Although numbers employed in this profession are falling, job prospects are expected to be good because there is projected to be a shortage 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)* 18.3023.8624.042015
Edmonton – Alberta(1)* 18.3023.8624.042015
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia(1) 12.0020.00 26.072014
Winnipeg – Manitoba(1) 10.70 16.34 31.32 2011
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick
Halifax – Nova Scotia
Toronto – Ontario 12.00 17.00 25.002014
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 12.00 17.00 25.002014
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1) 12.00 17.00 25.002014
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario(1) 12.00 17.00 25.002014
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 11.4015.5022.002014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan

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 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for service supervisors and specialized service occupations, which includes upholsterers, is $15.00. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $579, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $30,000.

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