What it pays

The hourly rate of pay for a Journeyperson Construction Boilermaker for each province based on the BCA contracts as of May 1, 2021 is as follows:

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Lodge,Wage,Pension,Health & Welfare,Vacation & Statutory Paid,Total
Lodge 359~~British Columbia,$45.76,$7.75,$3.49,$5.50,$62.50
Lodge 146~~Alberta,$45.82,$6.00,$3.55,$4.58,$59.95
Lodge 555~~Saskatchewan & NWT,$46.01,$5.25,$3.55,$4.96,$59.77
Lodge 555~~Manitoba & Nunavut,$38.86,$5.25,$5.25,$4.08,$53.44
Lodge 128~~Ontario,$46.89,$6.50,$3.55,$5.63,$62.57
Lodge 73~~New Brunswick,$40.94,$6.50,$3.55,$4.91,$55.90
Lodge 73~~Nova Scotia,$38.58,$6.50,$3.55,$4.63,$53.26
Lodge 73~~Cape Breton\, NS,$41.46,$6.50,$3.55,$4.97,$56.48
Lodge 203~~Newfoundland & Labrador,$39.13,$5.00,$3.55,$4.70,$52.38
Lodge 271*~~Quebec,N/A,N/A,N/A,N/A,N/A

*The hourly rate of pay for a Journeyperson Construction Boilermaker for Quebec based on the Comission de la construction du Quebec Salary and Social Benefits Dues and Contribution agreement. Pension amount includes worker & employer contributions.


Local 191/Seaspan Victoria Shipyard

The hourly rate of pay for a Journeyperson Iron Ship Builder based on the Seaspan Victoria Shipyard and IBB Lodge 191 Collective Agreement is as follows:  (Updated August 23, 2021)

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Lodge,Wage,Health & Pension,Total
Lodge 191~~British Columbia,$42.28,$8.20*,$50.48

*Lodge 191 Health & Pension combined package


Please note:

  • Apprentice's rates are prorated based on the journeymen hourly wage, starting at 60% and increasing upon achieving a set standard of hours. The Pension and Health & Welfare contributions are the same as journeymen.
  • Rates of pay for members in the Industrial locals and QCC are not listed, they are comparable to the construction rates.
  • Always refer to the collective agreement for most updated information.