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 $40.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Ontario at $27.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $55,000 – $80,000.

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

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)* 27.00 40.00 48.83 2019
Edmonton – Alberta(1)* 27.00 40.00 48.83 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 25.00 30.00 42.00 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 35.64 47.82 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 18.00 30.00 35.00 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia(1) 18.00 30.00 35.00 2018
Toronto – Ontario 20.00 27.00 35.00 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 20.00 27.00 35.00 2018
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 20.00 27.00 35.00 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 20.00 27.00 35.00 2018
Prince Edward Island(3) 20.00 30.00 44.00 2018
Montreal – Quebec(1) 15.00 30.40 37.77 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1) 25.00 38.00 44.00 2018

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 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes gas fitters, 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 30,000 gas fitters, steamfitters, pipefitters & sprinkler system installers working in Canada.

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