Welder Salary in Canada

Welders had higher salaries in Alberta

In Canada, a welder median wage is $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)

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.

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