The average rate for a Handyman is C$23.95 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$24,387 - C$72,563
C$24K
C$46K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$45,921
10%
50%
90%
C$15.53 - C$36.47
C$16
C$24
C$36
MEDIAN: C$24.06
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$81K
Salary C$24,387 - C$72,563
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,863
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$32,240 - C$81,052
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data C$0C$58
Hourly Rate C$15.53 - C$36.47
Hourly Tips C$1.93
Overtime C$8.17 - C$58.72
Annual Data C$0C$81K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$9,863
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$32,240 - C$81,052
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 285

Job Description for Handyman

There are perhaps few other jobs as varied and demanding as that of a handyman. This line of work requires not only a vast scope of building skills, such as carpentry, wood repair and general remodeling; it also entails a variety of other specialty knowledge, including basic plumbing, appliance repair and even electrical maintenance. In fact, when a handyman is hired, he or she is expected to be able to come to a job ready to tackle a plethora of fix-it projects.

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Handyman Tasks

  • Inspect and plan upgrades and minor building projects, including drywall, roofs, and woodwork.
  • Respond to emergencies quickly.
  • Clean up after work to ensure a tidy and safe environment.
  • Perform ongoing maintenance, including painting, power washing, and cosmetic upgrades.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical and plumbing problems.

Handyman Job Listings

Popular Skills for Handyman

Pay by Experience Level for Handyman

Pay by Experience for a Handyman has a positive trend. An entry-level Handyman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Handyman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Handyman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 60 salaries. A Handyman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,158

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Handyman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Handyman?

Handyman in London:
"Dont work in London. Work in Toronto."
Pros: Would love to be working in London so I can be closer to my family.
Cons: Havent experienced it yet.

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Key Stats for Handyman

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Handyman Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
C$50,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Handyman Salaries

Carpenter
▲4%

ELECTRICAL
▼0%

Drywall
▼0%

National Average
C$50,000

▼1%

▼2%

Flooring Installation
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 62%