C$60,431
Avg. Salary
C$28.44
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$1,002

Bonus

C$1,965

Profit Sharing

C$16,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Plumber is C$28.44 per hour.

The average pay for a Plumber is C$60,431 per year.

C$16.46
10%
C$28.44
50%
C$39.38
90%
MEDIAN C$28.44
C$34k
10%
C$60k
50%
C$98k
90%
MEDIAN C$60,431
C$33,990 - C$98,127
C$34K
C$60K
C$98K
MEDIAN: C$60,431
10%
50%
90%
C$16.46 - C$39.38
C$16
C$28
C$39
MEDIAN: C$28.44
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$98K
Salary C$33,990 - C$98,127
Bonus C$48.48 - C$7,273
Profit Sharing C$1,965
Commission C$16,000
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$34,713 - C$87,971
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 192
Hourly Data C$0C$63
Hourly Rate C$16.46 - C$39.38
Hourly Tips C$0.67
Overtime C$25.33 - C$63.44
Annual Data C$0C$87K
Bonus C$48.48 - C$7,273
Commission C$16,000
Profit Sharing C$1,965
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).
)
C$34,713 - C$87,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,241

Job Description for Plumber

Plumbers are responsible for installing and maintaining water systems within buildings, including drinking water, drainage, heating, sanitation, and sewage systems. Plumbers are not only involved with the installation and development of new houses and plumbing systems, but also with assessing and fixing problems in existing and older systems.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Plumber


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Pay by Experience Level for Plumber

Pay by Experience for a Plumber has a positive trend. An entry-level Plumber with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 325 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plumber with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 271 salaries. An experienced Plumber which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 237 salaries. A Plumber with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 97 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

23%

19%

11%

10%

-1%

-1%

-4%

-9%

-13%

National Average: C$60,775

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

Plumber Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Plumber?

Plumber in Sydney:
"Great."
Pros: Being close to homeand family
Cons: The pay

Plumber in Kawartha Lakes:
"Very competitive."
Pros: Every day is different
Cons: People not wanting to ay for services

Plumber in Owen Sound:
"Be faithful."
Being the owner of a small company requires so much that the worker who is honest and faithful will always be appreciated.

Plumber in Montreal Lasalle:
"Great."
Pros: I like the independent work , and its physical.
Cons: Smelling the glue , the salary and unstable hours.

Plumber in Kincardine:
Care for your eyes, ears and knees!

Plumber in Victoria:
"No."
You better be fit and ready to work hard.

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Key Stats for Plumber

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

▲12%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
C$61,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

gas fitter
▲23%

Gas Fitting
▲6%

National Average
C$61,000

plumber
▼1%

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 34%