Immigrants all over the world move to Canada for a desirable standard of living with high earnings and better career growth opportunities. Irrespective of the skill-sets and the occupation they have work experience in; Canada offers attractive pay scales to lead a stable life in the country.
The Average Salary for a full-time worker in Canada is $54,630 per year or $1050.59 per week. This marks a 4% increase in salary growth than the previous year. The majority of Canadians are earning more than they earned in the previous years.
The average Canadian salary has increased nationally, but that doesn't mean employees earn the same salary in every province and territory. Average wages remain high in traditionally strong provinces - Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec.
The following table illustrates the average salary in respective Canadian provinces and territories:
|Province & Territory||Average Salary (per year)|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||$55,508|
|Prince Edward Island||$45,912|
Following table shows the average salaries in different Canadian job sectors:
|Job Sectors||Average Salary|
|Accommodation and Food Services||$22,877|
|Administrative and Support||$47,369|
|Arts, Entertainment and Recreation||$40,241|
|Finance and Insurance||$76.843|
|Forestry and Logging||$58,739|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||$52,888|
|Information and Culture Industries||$71,634|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||$74,560|
|Mining, Oil and Gas Extraction||$113,506|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services||$76,077|
|Real Estate (Rental/Leasing)||$58,623|
|Transportation and Warehousing||$61,011|
The employment sectors with the highest average annual wages in Canada are energy and natural resources, finance and insurance, and scientific and technical services.
Employees in Canada are likely to achieve an annual increase of 9%. However, these increases can vary from person to person. It depends on the performance of the individual and contribution to the organization. These are important factors that determine the percentage increment.
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