Average Plumber Hourly Pay in Canada

C$28.62
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$1,007
Bonus
C$2,000
Commission
C$2,250
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The average hourly pay for a Plumber in Canada is C$28.62.
10%
C$16.46
10%
C$28.62
50%
C$39.54
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MEDIAN C$28.62
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Hourly Rate
C$16 - C$40
Bonus
C$170 - C$7,500
Profit Sharing
C$1,526 - C$4,948
Commission
C$0 - C$2,000
Total Pay
C$34,814 - C$87,953

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Job Description for Plumber

Plumber Tasks
  • Install and repair pipes and fixtures and open clogged drains.
  • Cut openings in floors and walls to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Utilize appropriate plumbing and shop tools.
  • Cut and thread pipes.
  • Install vents and traps in the plumbing system, in accordance with required codes.

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Career Paths

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Maintenance Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Plumber

Skills in Soldering, Maintenance, Blueprints and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Plumbing.

Pay by Experience Level for Plumber

An entry-level Plumber with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$16.03 based on 23 salaries. An early career Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.83 based on 436 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$30.80 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$33.32 based on 389 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$32.
Employees with Plumber in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (21.8% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (19.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,426 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
30.6%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
27.3%
Late Career
13.6%

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