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Average Roofer’s and Shingler’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Roofers and Shinglers. The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7291.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: roofer, shingler, tar and gravel roofer, roof tiler and single-ply roofer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $33.50 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Prince Edward Island at $18.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $40,000 – $65,000.
Government labour market data indicates that there will be a surplus of workers in this occupation for the near future. This occupation is seasonal and the unemployment rate varies widely during the course of a typical year.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Roofers and Shinglers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||26.00||33.50||43.94||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||26.00||33.50||43.94||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||17.00||24.00||32.00||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||17.00||23.00||30.43||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||14.00||19.00||27.68||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||16.00||20.00||25.27||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||18.75||27.00||40.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||17.00||23.00||33.84||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||16.00||20.00||26.00||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||18.00||24.00||33.00||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||14.00||18.00||22.96||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||23.00||32.00||39.00||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||16.00||25.00||38.00||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes roofers and shinglers, 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.
There are over 22,000 roofers and shinglers working in Canada.