Tailor Salary in Canada

Tailors reported higher salaries in British Columbia

In Canada, the median wage for tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners was $14/hr. in 2016

In 2016, tailors reported lower wages in New Brunswick.

Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 10.72 14 19.5
British Columbia 11 14.5 22.15
Alberta 12.2 15.68 21
Saskatchewan 10.72 14.25 20
Manitoba 11 12.5 18.1
Québec 11.25 13.5 17.6
Nova Scotia 10.85 13 17.58
Ontario 11.4 14 17.5
New Brunswick 11 11.25 15.5
Newfoundland and Labrador N/A N/A N/A
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Prince Edward Island N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

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


This occupation is not regulated in Canada. This means that you are not required to be registered with one of the provincial or territorial regulatory bodies to be authorized to practise this occupation in Canada.

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