A Plumber earns an average wage of C$27.67 per hour. A skill in gas fitter is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$32,948 - C$96,508
C$33K
C$60K
C$97K
MEDIAN: C$59,557
10%
50%
90%
C$16.14 - C$38.71
C$16
C$28
C$39
MEDIAN: C$28.02
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$96K
Salary C$32,948 - C$96,508
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,149
Profit Sharing C$2,000
Commission C$29,479
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$34,036 - C$85,185
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 191
Hourly Data C$0C$62
Hourly Rate C$16.14 - C$38.71
Hourly Tips C$0.67
Overtime C$24.57 - C$62.85
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,149
Commission C$29,479
Profit Sharing C$2,000
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$34,036 - C$85,185
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,266

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.

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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

National Average: C$59,990

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

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Q: What is it like working as a Plumber?

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

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Key Stats for Plumber

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Plumber Salaries

▲14%

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
C$60,000

▼27%

Skills That Affect Plumber Salaries

gas fitter
▲25%

Gas Fitting
▲7%

plumber
▼0%

National Average
C$60,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 37%