Concrete Finisher | Cement Mason Salary Canada

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Average Concrete Finisher’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Average Canadian Concrete Finishers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7282.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: concrete finisher, concrete mason and cement mason.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Montreal – Quebec at $31.52 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in New Brunswick at $19.41 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $42,000 – $67,000.

Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Concrete Finishers in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 27.25 28.00 30.00 2019
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 24.04 28.61 33.90 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 14.00 25.00 35.00 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 18.42 24.00 28.00 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 16.00 19.41 23.92 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 18.58 22.54 25.75 2018
Toronto – Ontario 25.00 30.80 37.00 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 20.00 29.95 37.00 2016
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 17.50 25.53 33.00 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 20.00 29.95 37.00 2018
Prince Edward Island(3) 18.50 27.00 36.85 2018
Montreal – Quebec 25.00 31.52 37.51 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 20.00 25.00 33.00 2018

Methodology

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Filling hollows and removing high spots to smooth freshly poured concrete
›› Compacting concrete with a power vibrator
›› Installing fixtures such as steel plates and anchor bolts into freshly poured concrete
Comparison with employment group

The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes concrete finishers, 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.

Number in employment

There are over 22,000 concrete finishers and tilesetters working in Canada.

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Bricklayers
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Plasterers, Drywall Installers and Finishers and Lathers
Tilesetters

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