Gas Fitter Salary Canada

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Average Gas Fitter’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Gas Fitters. The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7253.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation.

Examples of some job titles are: gas fitter, gas technician, gas appliance repairer and gas servicer.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $35.46 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Quebec at $20.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $45,000 – $70,000.

The government forecasts that there will be a surplus of workers in this profession for the near future. The recent economic recession and a slowdown in population growth will result in a decrease in demand for housing and, therefore, a drop in the number of new job vacancies for gas fitters.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Gas Fitters in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta(1)* 24.00 35.46 46.00 2017
Edmonton – Alberta(1)* 24.00 35.46 46.00 2017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia(1) 15.00 24.00 33.00 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick
Halifax – Nova Scotia
Toronto – Ontario(1) 14.00 27.00 40.00 2016
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 14.00 27.00 40.00 2016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario(1) 14.00 27.00 40.00 2016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 14.00 27.00 40.00 2016
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec(1) 12.62 20.00 38.58 2013
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)* 26.74 34.17 36.27 2013

Methodology

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Installing, maintaining and service gas heating units such as furnaces
›› Repairing and servicing gas appliances such as gas hobs, gas fires and furnaces
›› Attending to gas escape calls
Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes gas fitters, 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.

Number in employment

There are over 27,000 gas fitters, steamfitters, pipefitters & sprinkler system installers working in Canada.

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