The average hourly pay for a Pipefitter in Canada is C$33.72.
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C$21 - C$46
C$575 - C$5,000
C$41,976 - C$122,963
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Job Description for Pipefitter
A pipefitter installs and fits various piping for commercial and residential use. The pipes are often meant to deal with high pressure, so it is important that the job is done right. The pipefitter will often personally have to plan the layout and design of piping systems, so that they fit in a customized manner. The pipes and related equipment used will usually be chosen by the pipefitter. Pipes will be installed with the use of clamps and welding equipment. Sometimes, the pipefitter will be …Read more
- Handle and install pipes of various materials.
- Test equipment and piping for pressure and leaks.
- Visually inspect pressure and vacuum gauges and recommend repair work if necessary.
- Install, inspect and maintain repairs or replace pipes, pipelines filters, steam traps and strainers valves.
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Popular Skills for Pipefitter
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Skills in Blueprints, Pipe Welding and Precision Measurement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing.
Pay by Experience Level for Pipefitter
An entry-level Pipefitter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$22.81 based on 10 salaries. An early career Pipefitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$27.63 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Pipefitter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39.77 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Pipefitter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39.63 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$42.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Pipefitter in their job title in Fort McMurray, Alberta earn an average of 25.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (21.5% more) and Calgary, Alberta (19.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (23.1% less), Grande Prairie, Alberta (11.0% less) and Toronto, Ontario (10.3% less).
Years of Experience
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