Gas fitters

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7253  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Gas fitters install, inspect, repair and maintain gas lines and gas equipment such as meters, regulators and heating units in residential, commercial and industrial establishments. They are employed by gas utility companies and gas servicing companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Gas Fitter
  • District Gas Serviceman/woman
  • Furnace Converter
  • Gas Customer Servicer
  • Gas Fitter
  • Gas Fitter Apprentice
  • Gas Fitter Trainee
  • Gas Fitter-installer
  • Gas Main Fitter
  • Gas Pipe Mechanic
  • Gas Pipefitter
  • Gas Servicer
  • Gas Technician
  • Gas Works Troubleshooter
  • Industrial Gas Fitter-tester
  • Industrial Gas Servicer
  • Journeyman/woman Gas Fitter
  • Gas Fitter
  • Gas Fitter Apprentice
  • Gas Servicer
  • Gas Technician
  • Industrial Gas Fitter-tester
  • BURNER SERVICE TECHNICIANS

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for gas fitters.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $75,144
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $31,348
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $50,083
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $44,598
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for gas fitters.

Gender Median Income
Male $44,598
Female $44,196
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (7 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for gas fitters.

$1,950.00
Lowest Observed
$87,750.00
Highest Observed
$39,000.00
25th Percentile
$51,385.71
Average
$54,000.00
Median
$68,250.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for gas fitters

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 30
25 to 34 years 135
35 to 44 years 90
45 to 54 years 95
55 to 64 years 25
65 to 74 years 15
75 years and over 0
Total 395
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for gas fitters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 90
Part Time 270
Total 365
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for gas fitters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 355
Female 10
Total 365
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for gas fitters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 295
Self Employed 100
Total 395
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for gas fitters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 380
Unemployed 15
Total 395
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for gas fitters. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 35
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 160
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 10
Total 365
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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