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