See table for salaries.
Average Carpenter’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Carpenters.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7271.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: carpenter, finish carpenter, construction carpenter, house carpenter and maintenance joiner.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $35.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto, New Brunswick at $17.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $40,000 – $70,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Carpenters in Canada
$ per hr
$ per hr
$ per hr
|Calgary – Alberta*||25.00||33.04||37.33||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||26.57||35.00||38.00||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||16.00||27.00||33.73||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||16.00||24.95||36.50||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||14.00||17.00||24.00||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||15.00||20.00||31.10||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||17.00||25.00||36.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||15.10||22.00||35.00||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||16.00||22.00||37.61||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||17.00||23.00||35.00||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||15.00||19.00||25.00||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||16.00||30.00||39.00||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||16.00||28.00||35.50||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes carpenters, is $31.74. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,240, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $64,000.
There are over 120,000 carpenters working in Canada.