Average Salary in Canada

Thought you are having while planning for Canada immigration is what is the average salary in Canada you will get. We all know that Canada is full of opportunities and growth. Due to this one reason not only Indians, the whole world wishes to move to Canada and settle there. When we talk about salary in Canada, we should first see the skills, profile and professional degrees of that person as the salary in Canada completely depends on the skills and experience.  A fresh collection of data has been released by Statistics Canada which highlights wage and salary growth in different sectors and industries across the country. By analyzing and reviewing this data, it is possible to answer some important questions about the state of the Canadian economy in 2022-23 and highlight certain industries that employ large numbers of people. It’s also an opportunity for young people entering the workforce to use this data to see the sectors and areas where their skills will be valued, and target their job searches in these areas. It is important to note that the majority of the following data was gathered during the COVID-19 pandemic. The necessary shutdowns and distancing measures to combat this devastating virus have undoubtedly had an enormous economic impact, the full extent of which will not become fully clear for years to come.

What is the Average Canadian Salary in 2022?

The average salary in Canada in 2022 has risen 5% since January of 2021. As of January 2022, the average Canadian salary in 2022 was $1,055.60 per week for employees across the country – which means that the annual average salary for full-time employees is just over $56,520 per year. This actually represents an increased rate of growth, as Canadian salaries previously were found to have grown by an average of 2.7% year to year.

Average Canadian Annual Salary by Province and Territory (data from January 2022)

Northwest Territories$87,670 (+5.5%)
British Columbia $57,416 (+5.6%)
Yukon$66,812 (+5.0%)
Nunavut$99,355 (+20.2%)
Québec $51,735 (+5.8%)
Nova Scotia $50,450 (+4.5%)
Ontario$55,524 (+3.8%)
Prince Edward Island$48,932 (+4.7%)
Newfoundland and Labrador$65,358 (+2.4)
New Brunswick$49,511 (+3.9%)
Manitoba$52,661 (+1.1%)
Saskatchewan$57,371 (+2.1%)
Alberta$65,865 (+4.2%)

Average Salary in Canada by Job Sector

Job Profile Salary
Accommodation and Food Services$28,977.92 (+6.4%)
Administrative and Support $52,349.92 (+9.4%)
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation$45,242.77 (+26.3%)
Construction$70,354.28 (+3.2%)
Education$62,343.42 (+6.5%)
Finance and Insurance$82,843 (+9.1%)
Forestry and Logging$59,739.20  (-5.9%)
Health Care and Social Assistance$63,898.68 (+8.4%)
Information and Culture Industries$75,654 (+4.3%)
Management of Companies and Enterprises$77,750.72 (+0.2%)
Manufacturing$62,250,36 (+1.6%)
Mining, Oil and Gas Extraction$117,506.12 (+3.1%)
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services$82,077.56 (+2.0%)
Public Administration $75,825.88 (+9.3%)
Real Estate (Rental/Leasing)$62,623.76 (+14.6%)
Retail $37,503.04 (+8.0%)
Transportation and Warehousing$66,011.08 (+6.7%)
Utilities$121,531.04 (+2.6%)
Wholesale Trade$68,456.48 (+2.8%)

Highest paid jobs in Canada per year:

Jobs Salary
Specialist physicians $117,00-$375,000
Staff Nurses $69,336 – $89,835
Dentist $53,805 – $213,671
Physiotherapist $78,000 – $95,256
Lab Technician $46,810 – $65,265
Teachers $45,569 – $65,256
Microbiologist $76,109 – $86,659
Family physicians $58,015 – $310,054
Lawyers $48,630 – $146,431
Federal judges $308,600- $396,700
Senior managers of Goods Production, Utilities, Transportation, and Construction$75,159 – $141,569
Senior managers in Finance and Communications$77,805 – $129,629
Actuaries $45,820 – $129,740
Engineering managers $68,100-$172,000
Airline pilots $35,233 – $146,274

The lowest paying jobs in Canada:

Job Salary
Sewing machine operator $22,514 – $41,546
Cook, fast food  $20,994 – $26,026
Cashier $21,183 – $29,156
Dishwasher $21,286 – $28,540
Bartender$20,091 – $42,837
Restaurant host/hostess $21,113 – $29,120
Service station attendant$21,052 – $32,357
Food and beverage server$22,360 – $30,369
Food counter attendant / kitchen help$21,184 – $32,888
Babysitters, nannies, and parent’s helpers$20,880 – $37,354

Bartenders and wait staff, particularly at higher end establishments, can make very comfortable incomes with low hourly wages but the bulk of their income coming from tips.

Hopefully, Knowing the salaries mentioned above will encourage you to apply for Canada Permanent resident from India.

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