The average hourly pay for a Cabinet Maker in Calgary, Alberta is C$23.30.
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C$31,480 - C$70,145
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Job Description for Cabinet Maker
Cabinet makers work with a variety of materials, including wood, laminate, and steel. They work in both residential and commercial settings to build and install cabinetry and storage sections. In some situations, cabinet makers are also designers; in others, they are simply required to be able to read and follow blueprints and implement the vision of a designer or architect. Cabinet makers frequently installing cabinetry in kitchens or baths in residential settings. The nature of the position r…Read more
Cabinet Maker Tasks
- Build cabinets with the aid of blueprints, specifications, and part calculations.
- Prepare cost and time estimates in addition to conserving use of equipment and supplies.
- Trim and verify dimensions before fastening and adhering components; sanding, staining, sealing and painting surfaces; and adding hardware.
- Cut and shape selected wood by operating power saws, planers, sanders, jointers, routers, and nailers.
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Pay by Experience Level for Cabinet Maker
An early career Cabinet Maker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$18.57 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Cabinet Maker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.01 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Cabinet Maker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$25.58 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$30.
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Employees with Cabinet Maker in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (33.6% less), Ottawa, Ontario (29.7% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (21.7% less).
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