The average hourly pay for a Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter in Canada is C$34.93.
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Job Description for Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters work primarily for construction and plumbing companies, while some also run their own businesses either independently or in partnership with other plumbers. Most employers require at least a high school diploma or GED for this position, as well as completion of a relevant apprenticeship. Although those in this position often learn on-the-job or through an apprenticeship, they may begin by attending a technical school. They may also be required to be licens…Read more
Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter Tasks
- Assemble, alter, repair, and remove pipes, faucets, toilets, and their fittings.
- Test plumbing systems and identify leaks or other problems.
- Read blueprints to identify service panels, access appropriate areas, and diagnose problems.
- Clear drain lines, remove blockages, and ensure proper performance.
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Skills in Plumbing, Systems Troubleshooting and Pipe Welding are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter
An early career Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$25.96 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$34.28 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$35.70 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$41.
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