Ironworker Salary Canada

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Average Ironworker’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Ironworkers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7236.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: ironworker, ornamental ironworker, rodworker, structural metal erector and reinforcing ironworker.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Windsor / Sarnia, Ontario at $39.04 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $25.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $75,000.

Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will balance job vacancies in this profession for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Ironworkers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*(1) 22.0025.0036.662017
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 22.0025.0036.662017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia(1) 18.0034.0038.432016
Winnipeg – Manitoba(1) 20.00 28.00 37.83 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 19.0030.0043.352016
Halifax – Nova Scotia 23.0030.4739.602016
Toronto – Ontario 25.90 36.75 40.602016
Ottawa – Ontario 24.0037.86 42.862016
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 24.1339.04 43.922016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 27.0038.00 42.852016
Prince Edward Island 24.0031.50 40.932016
Montreal – Quebec 19.8136.70 39.002016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan21.0031.0044.77 2016


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Assembling and erecting prefabricated metal structures
›› Reinforcing concrete structures with steel bars or metal mesh
›› Installing metal stairways, railings and other metal structures
›› Securing steeel units in place by welding or bolting
Comparison with employment group

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

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