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Average Insulator’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Insulators.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7293.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: insulator, heat and frost insulator, sound insulator and fire protection insulator.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Windsor / Sarnia, Ontario at $38.22 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg, Manitoba at $22.49 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $45,000 – $75,000.
Government labour market data indicates that there will be a surplus of workers in this profession for the near future. The slowdown in housing starts will continue to affect the demand for insulators.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Insulators in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||28.00||31.50||40.35||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||31.50||31.50||36.00||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||18.00||27.74||41.00||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||15.99||22.49||33.00||2014|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||13.00||25.00||37.00||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||16.00||32.63||42.86||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||13.00||32.00||47.12||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||13.00||32.00||47.12||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||21.16||38.22||42.68||2016|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||18.00||36.93||42.69||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||20.67||28.00||37.00||2015|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)||19.00||28.00||41.60||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes insulators, 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 15,000 insulators and glaziers working in Canada.