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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 $38.96 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto, New Brunswick at $24.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $45,000 – $70,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Bricklayers in Canada
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$ per hr
$ per hr
|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||–||38.96||–||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||–||38.96||–||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||21.00||30.00||42.00||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||21.00||33.07||37.17||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||15.50||24.00||45.00||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||17.95||25.00||35.00||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||27.00||36.85||40.00||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||19.00||33.00||39.70||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1)||19.00||33.00||39.70||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||19.00||33.00||39.70||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||20.84||31.61||36.76||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||21.00||34.00||42.09||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes bricklayers, is $29.74. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,176, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $61,000.
There are almost 15,000 bricklayers working in Canada and over 25% are self-employed.