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Average Salary in Toronto 2019

How much money does a person working in Toronto make?

6,832 CAD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Toronto typically earns around 6,832 CAD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Distribution of Salaries in Toronto | All Jobs

Median and salary distribution monthly Toronto

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Salaries in Toronto range between 925 CAD per month (minimum salary) to 30,255 CAD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 6,559 CAD per month, which means that half (50%) of the population are earning less than 6,559 CAD while the other half are earning more than 6,559 CAD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of the population are earning less than 3,368 CAD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,368 CAD. Also from the diagram, 75% of the population are earning less than 16,934 CAD while 25% are earning more than 16,934 CAD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Trend and Forecast in Toronto

How are Toronto salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary over the past few years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Toronto
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,402 CAD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
6,639 CAD
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
6,725 CAD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
6,832 CAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salaries in Toronto are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.


Salaries for popular jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Accountant4,655 CAD
Administrative Assistant3,516 CAD
Architect6,231 CAD
Attorney9,626 CAD
Biomedical Engineer5,704 CAD
CAD Drafter4,852 CAD
Cashier3,572 CAD
Chartered Accountant5,994 CAD
Chef5,257 CAD
Chief Executive Officer14,587 CAD
Chief Financial Officer13,729 CAD
Civil Engineer5,991 CAD
Computer Technician5,045 CAD
Creative Director6,699 CAD
Dentist16,506 CAD
Developer / Programmer5,626 CAD
Electrical Engineer6,321 CAD
Elementary School Teacher4,796 CAD
Engineer5,931 CAD
Executive Chef5,754 CAD
Flight Attendant5,753 CAD
General Manager11,299 CAD
Graphic Designer4,503 CAD
Hotel Manager10,231 CAD
Human Resources Manager9,245 CAD
Internal Auditor6,686 CAD
Journalist6,451 CAD
Legal Assistant4,572 CAD
Mechanical Engineer6,230 CAD
Nurse5,358 CAD
Pharmacist7,834 CAD
Photographer4,493 CAD
Pilot7,842 CAD
Police Officer5,158 CAD
Project Manager7,189 CAD
Receptionist4,758 CAD
Sales Manager10,860 CAD
Sales Representative4,335 CAD
Secondary School Teacher5,658 CAD
Secretary3,549 CAD
Teacher5,004 CAD
Teller4,313 CAD
Travel Agent5,300 CAD
Waiter / Waitress4,146 CAD

Average Hourly Wage in Toronto | All Jobs

39 CAD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Toronto | All Jobs is 39 CAD. This means that the average person in Toronto earns approximatly 39 CAD for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Toronto VS Canada

Salary Comparison Between Toronto and Canada monthlyWe compared salaries in Toronto, Ontario, and Canada and we found that Toronto salaries are 0% less than those of Ontario. We also found out that Ontario salaries are 12% more than those of Canada.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Brampton6,236 CAD
Hamilton6,292 CAD
Kitchener6,141 CAD
Markham6,061 CAD
Mississauga6,473 CAD
Ottawa6,528 CAD
Toronto6,832 CAD
Vaughan5,942 CAD
Windsor5,885 CAD
6035 - 732
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