Avg. Base Hourly Rate (CAD)
The average hourly pay for a Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter is C$37.38
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitters?
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$26.50 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$34.67 based on 8 …Read more
What Do Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitters Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.