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Average Sheet Metal Worker’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Sheet Metal Workers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7233.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: sheet metal worker, tinsmith, precision sheet metal fabricator, metal furniture patternmaker and coppersmith.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $37.26 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick at $23.00 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $75,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future. Activities in the construction industry are expected to slow down and manufacturing is expected to continue to experience difficulties, particularly in the metal and machinery fabricating industry.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Sheet Metal Workers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||15.90||32.75||38.37||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||25.95||37.26||49.28||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||18.28||30.00||45.71||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||17.25||26.00||34.00||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||16.00||23.00||31.02||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia>(1)||18.00||27.00||39.00||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||18.78||32.00||41.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||18.78||32.00||41.00||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||18.78||32.00||41.00||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||18.78||32.00||41.00||2018|
|Prince Edward Island(3)||18.28||30.50||40.00||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||20.67||34.00||39.00||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||18.00||28.00||35.25||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes sheet metal workers, 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 42,000 sheet metal workers, ironworkers, boilermakers and structural metal & platework fabricators & fitters working in Canada.