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Average Cabinetmaker’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Cabinetmakers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7272.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: cabinetmaker, custom wood furniture maker and furniture cabinetmaker.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $24.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages earned are in Nova Scotia at $17.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $33,000 – $50,000.
Government labour market data indicates that there will continue to be a surplus of workers in this occupation for the near future. The recent recession considerably reduced activity in residential construction, which will continue to affect the demand for cabinetmakers.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Cabinetmakers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||20.00||23.50||27.46||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta(1)||19.75||24.00||30.00||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||14.00||19.00||28.00||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||14.50||18.50||24.00||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||14.00||17.50||22.00||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(1)||13.75||17.00||22.00||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.00||19.50||33.65||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario(1)||14.00||19.50||33.65||2016|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||14.00||19.50||33.65||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||14.00||19.50||33.65||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||13.20||19.50||32.00||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||14.00||20.00||26.50||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes cabinetmakers, 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 over 8,000 cabinetmakers working in Canada and about 34% of workers in this occupation are self-employed.