Construction Worker Salary in Canada

Construction workers reported lower wages in Prince Edward Island


In Canada, the median wage for construction workers and helpers was $20/hr. in 2016.




Salaries for construction labourers vary by province. In 2016, they reported the highest wages in Alberta.

CONSTRUCTION TRADES HELPERS AND LABOURERS (NOC 7611-D)
Wages ($/hr)
  Low Median High
Canada 13 20 32
Alberta 16 22 34
Newfoundland and Labrador 13 20 33.75
British Columbia 14 19 33
Ontario 12 18 32
Québec 13.1 21 32
Saskatchewan 15 20 31.5
Nunavut 16 22 30
Yukon 18 22.76 27.5
Nova Scotia 11.09 15.5 26.8
Manitoba 13 17.35 26
Northwest Territories 17 20 26
New Brunswick 11.6 15.91 25
Prince Edward Island 11 15 20
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.

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