Welder Salary in Canada

In 2017, welders reported lower salaries in PEI

Welder salary in Canada

In 2017, welders reported higher wages in the Northwest Territories

WELDERS AND RELATED MACHINE OPERATORS (NOC 7237-B)
 2017 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 16 24.02 39.05
Northwest Territories 12.5 34.74 52.36
Alberta 20 33.79 46
Newfoundland and Labrador 17.5 32 43.44
Saskatchewan 18 28 42
British Columbia 16 28.5 40.76
New Brunswick 15 21 38.5
Nova Scotia 15 21 35
Ontario 15 22 34
Québec 15 21 29.85
Manitoba 15 20.4 29
Prince Edward Island 14.42 20 28
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*

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

In 2016, a welder median wage was $23.17/hr.




The salary range for welders varies by province. In 2016, for example, plumbers had the highest salaries in the Northwest Territories.

WELDERS AND RELATED MACHINE OPERATORS (NOC 7237-B)
 2016

Wages ($/hr)

 Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 15 23.17 39
Northwest Territories 12.5 34.74 52.36
Alberta 20.5 32 43
Saskatchewan 18.25 26.5 42
Newfoundland and Labrador 20 32 41
British Columbia 15 29 39.83
Nova Scotia 14 21 36
Ontario 15 21.47 33
New Brunswick 12.5 19 32.75
Québec 14 20 28.5
Manitoba 15.5 20 28.15
Prince Edward Island 12 19.2 28
Nunavut 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.

Licensing

Requirements vary from one province or territory to another. For a regulated occupation, you must have a licence or certificate, or be registered with the regulatory body before you can legally start practising your trade or profession.

WELDER SALARY IN CANADA 2017

WELDER SALARY IN CANADA 2016

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