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

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta*(1) 22.00 25.00 36.66 2017
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 22.00 25.00 36.66 2017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia(1) 18.00 34.00 38.43 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba(1) 20.00 28.00 37.83 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 19.00 30.00 43.35 2016
Halifax – Nova Scotia 23.00 30.47 39.60 2016
Toronto – Ontario 25.90 36.75 40.60 2016
Ottawa – Ontario 24.00 37.86 42.86 2016
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 24.13 39.04 43.92 2016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 27.00 38.00 42.85 2016
Prince Edward Island 24.00 31.50 40.93 2016
Montreal – Quebec 19.81 36.70 39.00 2016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 21.00 31.00 44.77 2016

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 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.

These occupations may also be of interest:

Boilermakers
Welders and Related Machine Operators

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