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Average Tool and Die Maker’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Tool and Die Makers. The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this employment is 7232.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: tool and die maker, metal mould maker, jig maker and die finisher.
According to the latest figures, the the Canadian national average wage is $26.90 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta at $19.81 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $40,000 – $60,000.
Government labour market data indicates that there will be a balance of workers in this occupation for the near future. Most job vacancies in this occupation will be mainly due to retirements. Around 20% of vacancies will be due to growth.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Tool and Die Makers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||19.81||19.81||28.04||2013|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||19.81||19.81||28.04||2013|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia(3)||15.00||26.90||36.00||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba(3)||15.00||26.90||36.00||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(3)||15.00||26.90||36.00||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(3)||15.00||26.90||36.00||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.00||27.35||49.50||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario(1)||15.20||27.50||35.50||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1)||15.20||27.50||35.50||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||15.20||27.50||35.50||2016|
|Prince Edward Island(3)||15.00||26.90||36.00||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||13.52||22.37||32.31||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(3)||15.00||26.90||36.00||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for industrial, electrical and construction trades, which includes tool and die makers, 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.