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Jobber unveils salary guides to help home service contractors hire and retain talent

Salary guides provide a detailed breakdown of earnings in HVAC, plumbing, roofing, cleaning, electrical, crafts, landscaping and painting.

TORONTO, June 1, 2022 /CNW/ – Jobbeurthe leading provider of home care management software, today announced the launch of a comprehensive solution salary guide to help home service entrepreneurs hire and retain the right people to grow their home service business and scale their operations. Jobber’s Salary Guides provide salary information for HVAC, plumbing, roof, cleaning, electrician, work, landscapingand The painting Industries. The guides feature easy-to-read charts that display average salaries organized by state, years of experience, and title.

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With job openings outpacing qualified candidates in many home service industries, hiring and retaining employees have become major challenges. Fierce competition has left many home service contractors with questions about what constitutes a fair wage for employees in today’s market. Jobber’s salary guides are designed to answer these questions and provide home care managers with the information they need to grow their teams.

“When home service businesses expand their teams, they strengthen their communities by providing meaningful local employment opportunities and the training and skills development needed to build lifelong careers,” said Sam Pillar, CEO and co-founder of Jobber. “Our salary guides are just one of the ways Jobber helps equip home service businesses with the resources and tools they need to compete with larger organizations and succeed.”

Here are some highlights from the salary guides:

Average annual salary for experienced roles by industry:

  • Head of HVAC service: $72,899

  • Journeyman plumber: $56,054

  • Experienced roofer: $50,558

  • Experienced cleaner: $35,299

  • Companion Electrician: $58,180

  • Experienced handyman: $66,086

  • Experienced Landscaper: $41,553

  • Industrial painter: $40,598

Average hourly rates by industry:

  • HVAC technician: $20.29

  • Plumber: $22.64

  • Roofer: $17.95

  • Cleaner: $12.58

  • Electrician: $23.00

  • Handyman: $24.30

  • Landscaper: $14.62

  • Painter: $17.00

Jobber’s salary guide data comes from Payscale, the world’s largest salary database of over 65 million salary profiles and 15,000 job titles.

To learn more about Jobber’s salary guides, visit For additional resources on hiring best practices and other management best practices, visit

About Jobber

Jobber is an award-winning business management platform for small home service businesses. Unlike spreadsheets or pen and paper, Jobber keeps track of everything in one place and automates day-to-day operations, so small businesses can deliver 5-star service at scale. Jobber’s more than 160,000 home service professionals have served more than 12 million homes in over 47 countries. The company consistently ranks among the from Canada fastest growing and most innovative companies by Canadian Business and Macleans, The Globe and Mail, Fast Company and Deloitte. For more information visit:

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Elana Ziluk
Senior PR Manager, Jobber
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