Table 4 
Median employment income1 of apprentices and trade qualifiers who obtained an apprenticeship certificate in a selected trade2 in 2010  

Median employment income of apprentices and trade qualifiers who obtained an apprenticeship certificate in a selected trade in 2010
Median age
at certification
(2010)
At certification
(2010) – Median employment income
Four years after certification
(2014) – Median employment income
Growth rate
(from 2010 to 2014) – Median employment income
  age dollarsdollars % change
Selected trades3        
Heavy duty equipment technician 27 79,920 107,220 34.2
Steamfitter-pipefitter 29 78,030 105,620 35.4
Industrial electrician 32 74,350 93,540 25.8
Industrial mechanic (millwright) 30 74,060 99,320 34.1
Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic 29 69,030 85,720 24.2
Construction electrician 28 59,810 83,330 39.3
Welder  27 57,900 83,020 43.4
Sheet metal worker 28 56,660 71,120 25.5
Plumber  28 56,460 74,200 31.4
Truck and transport mechanic  27 51,980 76,050 46.3
Carpenter 28 47,650 55,440 16.3
Automotive service technician  25 40,860 60,230 47.4
Child and youth worker4 46 37,070 41,490 11.9
Landscape horticulturist 31 32,890 48,140 46.4
Early childhood educator4 38 30,490 35,300 15.8
Cook 26 30,090 38,590 28.3
Educational assistant4 43 21,950 34,180 55.7
Hairstylist 24 21,130 19,530 -7.6
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