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 $34.24 per hour and the average (median) wages earned in Canada are $28.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $70,000.

Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Tilesetters in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta*(1) 30.80 2019
Edmonton – Alberta*(1) 30.80 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 17.00 25.00 35.28 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba(3) 15.00 28.00 38.27 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(3) 15.00 28.00 38.27 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia(3) 15.00 28.00 38.27 2018
Toronto – Ontario 20.00 34.25 38.50 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 18.00 31.43 38.50 2018
London – Ontario(1) 18.00 31.43 38.50 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario(1) 18.00 31.43 38.50 2018
Prince Edward Island(3) 15.00 28.00 38.27 2018
Montreal – Quebec 21.68 32.00 38.27 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(3) 15.00 28.00 38.27 2018

Methodology*

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

Number in employment

There are over 22,000 tilesetters and concrete finishers working in Canada.

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