Tilesetter Salary Canada

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Average Tilesetter’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Tilesetters. The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 7283.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: tilesetter, marble setter, ceramic tile installer, terrazzo worker and granite setter.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Toronto, Ontario at $32.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages earned are $20.00 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 continue to be a surplus of job seekers in this occupation for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Tilesetters in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta 17.0026.1633.502016
Edmonton – Alberta 18.0025.0031.692016
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 15.0023.0033.532016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 15.50 21.50 26.492013
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 16.0020.0025.002016
Halifax – Nova Scotia 13.0020.0028.192014
Toronto – Ontario 18.50 32.00 37.462016
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 18.0029.00 37.462016
London – Ontario(1) 18.0029.00 37.462016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 18.0029.00 37.462016
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 20.0026.31 36.752016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Applying adhesive and fixing tiles in position to walls, floors and other surfaces
›› Cutting and fitting tiles as required around obstacles
›› Grouting between the tile joints
Comparison with employment group

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

Number in employment

There are over 23,000 tilesetters and concrete finishers working in Canada.

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Concrete Finishers
Plasterers, Drywall Installers and Finishers and Lathers
Roofers and Shinglers

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