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 Toronto – Ontario at $37.24 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in New Brunswick at $27.00 per hour.

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

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

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta*(1) 23.00 28.22 41.00 2019
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 23.00 28.22 41.00 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 21.00 32.00 42.85 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 18.00 30.95 38.00 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 18.00 27.00 42.80 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 25.65 33.57 41.85 2018
Toronto – Ontario 22.00 37.24 40.00 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 17.50 37.00 45.00 2018
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1) 17.50 37.00 45.00 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 17.50 37.00 45.00 2018
Prince Edward Island 22.00 32.18 44.29 2018
Montreal – Quebec 18.50 33.20 39.60 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 26.50 36.00 40.00 2018

Methodology

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 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes ironworkers, 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.

These occupations may also be of interest:

Boilermakers
Welders and Related Machine Operators

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