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Health and Medical Average Salaries in Canada 2020

How much money does a person working in Health and Medical make in Canada?


Average Yearly Salary
178,000 CAD
( 14,900 CAD monthly)

LOW
37,300
CAD
AVERAGE
178,000
CAD
HIGH
534,000
CAD

A person working in Health and Medical in Canada typically earns around 178,000 CAD per year. Salaries range from 37,300 CAD (lowest average) to 534,000 CAD (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average yearly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Health and Medical careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Academic Clinician231,000 CAD
Acute Care Nurse104,000 CAD
Administrative Director203,000 CAD
Admitting Clerk40,300 CAD
Admitting Manager112,000 CAD
Admitting Officer92,600 CAD
Advanced Nutrition Aide164,000 CAD
Advanced Practice Provider162,000 CAD
Allergist222,000 CAD
Ambulance Dispatcher95,000 CAD
Ambulance Driver82,000 CAD
Ambulance Officer and Paramedic95,800 CAD
Ambulatory Services Director184,000 CAD
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor215,000 CAD
Anesthesia Technician124,000 CAD
Anesthesiologist371,000 CAD
Anesthesiology Assistant130,000 CAD
Assistant Director of Nursing166,000 CAD
Assistant Occupational Therapist96,000 CAD
Assistant Optometrist103,000 CAD
Assistant Physical Therapist87,500 CAD
Audiologist216,000 CAD
Behavioral Health Specialist140,000 CAD
Biomedical Engineering Director165,000 CAD
Biomedical Engineering Technician90,000 CAD
Breast Center Manager346,000 CAD
Cardiac Technician81,700 CAD
Cardiology Manager359,000 CAD
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Spcialist143,000 CAD
Cardiovascular Specialist457,000 CAD
Cardiovascular Technologist180,000 CAD
Care Assistant74,300 CAD
Care Coordinator55,500 CAD
Caregiver64,600 CAD
Case Manager132,000 CAD
Central Sterile Processing Technician105,000 CAD
Charge Entry Specialist111,000 CAD
Chief of Psychology357,000 CAD
Chief of Surgery522,000 CAD
Chiropractor148,000 CAD
Clinic Assistant79,800 CAD
Clinic Manager174,000 CAD
Clinic Navigator81,500 CAD
Clinical Application Specialist114,000 CAD
Clinical Biochemist208,000 CAD
Clinical Cytogeneticist184,000 CAD
Clinical Data Reviewer107,000 CAD
Clinical Development Specialist139,000 CAD
Clinical Director314,000 CAD
Clinical Field Associate115,000 CAD
Clinical Genetic Technologist172,000 CAD
Clinical Microbiologist228,000 CAD
Clinical Molecular Geneticist197,000 CAD
Clinical Neuropsychologist252,000 CAD
Clinical Policy Developer109,000 CAD
Clinical Psychologist358,000 CAD
Clinical Research Coordinator128,000 CAD
Clinical Scientist227,000 CAD
Clinical Social Worker90,000 CAD
CME Specialist193,000 CAD
Coding Practice Manager135,000 CAD
Community Relations Manager126,000 CAD
Company Nurse81,100 CAD
Correctional Treatment Specialist221,000 CAD
Counseling Psychologist284,000 CAD
Credentialing Analyst99,200 CAD
Critical Care Nurse108,000 CAD
CT Technologist108,000 CAD
Cytogenetic Technologist167,000 CAD
Data Coordinator55,200 CAD
Dental Assistant80,000 CAD
Dental Hygienist78,300 CAD
Dental Laboratory Technician73,800 CAD
Dental Receptionist65,300 CAD
Dental Technician73,700 CAD
Dental Therapist116,000 CAD
Dentist274,000 CAD
Dermatologist365,000 CAD
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer139,000 CAD
Dietetic Technician86,000 CAD
Dietitian242,000 CAD
Director of Medical Staff Services219,000 CAD
Discharge Coordinator49,800 CAD
Dispensing Optician107,000 CAD
District Nurse98,100 CAD
Doctor287,000 CAD
Dosimetrist153,000 CAD
EKG Technician111,000 CAD
Emergency Department Physician270,000 CAD
Emergency Management Director298,000 CAD
Emergency Response Specialist112,000 CAD
Emergency Services Director308,000 CAD
Endodontist348,000 CAD
Endoscopic Assistant102,000 CAD
Endoscopy Technician97,000 CAD
Enterostomal Therapist162,000 CAD
Epidemiologist188,000 CAD
ER Registration Supervisor74,900 CAD
Exercise Physiologist296,000 CAD
Family Nurse Practitioner113,000 CAD
FGP Ultrasound Techncian99,700 CAD
Food Services Director148,000 CAD
Forensic Pathologist304,000 CAD
General Medical Practitioner227,000 CAD
Genetic Counselor200,000 CAD
Head Nurse112,000 CAD
Health Compliance Director300,000 CAD
Health Economist294,000 CAD
Health Information Manager141,000 CAD
Health Services Manager254,000 CAD
Health Systems Specialist147,000 CAD
Health Technologist155,000 CAD
Health Unit Coordinator85,700 CAD
Healthcare Assistant85,700 CAD
Healthcare Consultant168,000 CAD
Healthcare Data Analyst118,000 CAD
Hearing Aid Specialist127,000 CAD
Histotechnologist151,000 CAD
Home Health Aide93,800 CAD
Home Health Scheduler63,900 CAD
Home Nurse94,000 CAD
ICU Registered Nurse103,000 CAD
Immunologist215,000 CAD
Industrial Hygienist157,000 CAD
Infection Control Coordinator107,000 CAD
Infection Control Practitioner254,000 CAD
Infection Preventionist171,000 CAD
Informatics Nurse Specialist104,000 CAD
Informatics Practice Specialist131,000 CAD
Intake Coordinator58,100 CAD
Internist372,000 CAD
Interventional Radiographer198,000 CAD
Interventionist371,000 CAD
Invasive Cardiologist465,000 CAD
Lab Assistant88,400 CAD
Laboratory Manager171,000 CAD
Laboratory Technician93,400 CAD
Lead Patient Account Representative103,000 CAD
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)97,100 CAD
Low Vision Therapist197,000 CAD
Mammography Technician92,800 CAD
Managed Care Assistant57,900 CAD
Maternity Services Director282,000 CAD
MDS Coordinator108,000 CAD
Medical Administrator131,000 CAD
Medical Assistant65,000 CAD
Medical Biller60,200 CAD
Medical Billing Clerk48,900 CAD
Medical Billing Specialist104,000 CAD
Medical Coder85,100 CAD
Medical Courier62,600 CAD
Medical Director260,000 CAD
Medical Equipment Maintenance Manager112,000 CAD
Medical Equipment Preparer90,500 CAD
Medical Forms Designer78,100 CAD
Medical Insurance Manager206,000 CAD
Medical Office Administrator106,000 CAD
Medical Office Assistant78,200 CAD
Medical Office Manager197,000 CAD
Medical Policy Manager177,000 CAD
Medical Policy Specialist102,000 CAD
Medical Project Coordinator74,800 CAD
Medical Records Administrator78,300 CAD
Medical Records Clerk35,900 CAD
Medical Records Coding Manager139,000 CAD
Medical Records Director166,000 CAD
Medical Records Transcriptionist59,800 CAD
Medical Scribe86,400 CAD
Medical Secretary64,900 CAD
Medical Staff Services Specialist121,000 CAD
Medical Technologist98,700 CAD
Medication Aide86,000 CAD
Mental Health Aide93,900 CAD
Mental Health Nurse98,100 CAD
Mental Health Technician89,800 CAD
Mental Health Therapst220,000 CAD
Mental Health Worker94,700 CAD
Mobile Phlebotomist70,100 CAD
MRI Technologist90,000 CAD
Music Therapist137,000 CAD
Naturopathic Physician353,000 CAD
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner139,000 CAD
Neonatologist246,000 CAD
Neurodiagnostic Techncian95,400 CAD
Neurologist356,000 CAD
Neurophysiology Technologist99,800 CAD
Neuropsychology Testing Assistant86,200 CAD
Nuclear Medical Technician130,000 CAD
Nuclear Medicine Physician319,000 CAD
Nuclear Medicine Technolgoist126,000 CAD
Nurse95,500 CAD
Nurse Educator108,000 CAD
Nurse Midwife108,000 CAD
Nurse Practitioner117,000 CAD
Nursing Assistant88,400 CAD
Nursing Coordinator108,000 CAD
Nursing Director227,000 CAD
Nursing Services Instructor113,000 CAD
Nursing Supervisor142,000 CAD
Nutrition Assistant92,500 CAD
Nutrition Services Aide120,000 CAD
Obstetrician / Gynecologist331,000 CAD
Occupaitional Therapy Assistant103,000 CAD
Occupational Health Advisor177,000 CAD
Occupational Health Safety Specialist164,000 CAD
Occupational Therapist158,000 CAD
Oncology Specialty Representative119,000 CAD
Operating Room Scheduler89,400 CAD
Operating Room Services Director261,000 CAD
Ophthalmic Assistant98,700 CAD
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician103,000 CAD
Ophthalmologist262,000 CAD
Optician203,000 CAD
Optometrist266,000 CAD
Oral Surgeon362,000 CAD
Orthodontic Assistant82,900 CAD
Orthodontist355,000 CAD
Orthopedic Technician101,000 CAD
Orthoptist260,000 CAD
Orthotist270,000 CAD
Pathology Assistant98,500 CAD
Patient Account Represenatative87,400 CAD
Patient Care Coordinator117,000 CAD
Patient Care Manager183,000 CAD
Patient Care Services Executive136,000 CAD
Patient Care Technician86,300 CAD
Patient Management Coordinator82,100 CAD
Patient Registrar60,800 CAD
Patient Relations Manager151,000 CAD
Patient Representative88,800 CAD
Patient Safety Manager139,000 CAD
Patient Safety Specialist121,000 CAD
Patient Services Coordinator141,000 CAD
Patient Services Director197,000 CAD
Patient Sitter72,600 CAD
Pediatrician284,000 CAD
Perfusionist297,000 CAD
Periodontist343,000 CAD
Perioperative Aide120,000 CAD
Personal Support Worker77,300 CAD
Phlebotomist71,700 CAD
Physical Therapist190,000 CAD
Physical Therapy Aide81,100 CAD
Physical Therapy Assistant76,200 CAD
Physical Therapy Director228,000 CAD
Physician299,000 CAD
Physician - Anesthesiology400,000 CAD
Physician - Cardiology446,000 CAD
Physician - CCU262,000 CAD
Physician - Dermatology348,000 CAD
Physician - Emergency Room271,000 CAD
Physician - Endocrinology359,000 CAD
Physician - Family Practice235,000 CAD
Physician - Gastroenterology331,000 CAD
Physician - Generalist250,000 CAD
Physician - Geriatrics224,000 CAD
Physician - Hematology / Oncology325,000 CAD
Physician - Immunology / Allergy363,000 CAD
Physician - Infectious Disease322,000 CAD
Physician - Internal Medicine369,000 CAD
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine307,000 CAD
Physician - Nephrology353,000 CAD
Physician - Neurology367,000 CAD
Physician - Nuclear Medicine323,000 CAD
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology321,000 CAD
Physician - Occupational Medicine258,000 CAD
Physician - Ophthalmology228,000 CAD
Physician - Otolaryngology222,000 CAD
Physician - Pain Medicine215,000 CAD
Physician - Pathology257,000 CAD
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology331,000 CAD
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology328,000 CAD
Physician - Pediatrics279,000 CAD
Physician - Physiatry315,000 CAD
Physician - Podiatry272,000 CAD
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine223,000 CAD
Physician - Radiation Therapy380,000 CAD
Physician - Radiology357,000 CAD
Physician - Rheumatology327,000 CAD
Physician - Sports Medicine337,000 CAD
Physician - Urology410,000 CAD
Physician Assistant199,000 CAD
Physiotherapist208,000 CAD
Podiatrist235,000 CAD
Practice Manager230,000 CAD
Pre Authorization Case Manager131,000 CAD
Preventive Medicine Physician286,000 CAD
Program Coordinator56,400 CAD
Project Manager149,000 CAD
Prosthetist219,000 CAD
Prosthodontist348,000 CAD
Psychiatric Nurse90,500 CAD
Psychiatric Technician96,000 CAD
Psychiatrist306,000 CAD
Psychololgist303,000 CAD
Psychometrician270,000 CAD
Psychometrist169,000 CAD
Public Health Analyst204,000 CAD
Public Health Social Worker58,400 CAD
Public Health Specialist199,000 CAD
Quality Assurance Manager169,000 CAD
Radiation Therapist323,000 CAD
Radiation Therapy Technologist139,000 CAD
Radiographer227,000 CAD
Radiography Technologist131,000 CAD
Radiologic Technologist137,000 CAD
Radiologist333,000 CAD
Radiology Manager300,000 CAD
Radiology Technologist129,000 CAD
Registered Nurse99,600 CAD
Registered Nurse Case Manager115,000 CAD
Registered Respiratory Therapist196,000 CAD
Rehabilitation Director282,000 CAD
Rehabilitation Services Manager296,000 CAD
Respiratory Care Practitioner243,000 CAD
Respiratory Manager186,000 CAD
Respiratory Therapist188,000 CAD
Respiratory Therapy Technician111,000 CAD
School Nurse88,500 CAD
Skin Care Specialist182,000 CAD
Sonographer132,000 CAD
Sonography Technologist139,000 CAD
Speech and Language Pathologist206,000 CAD
Staff Nurse90,000 CAD
Surgeon387,000 CAD
Surgeon - Burn349,000 CAD
Surgeon - Cardiothoracic499,000 CAD
Surgeon - Heart Transplant565,000 CAD
Surgeon - Neurology458,000 CAD
Surgeon - Orthopedic537,000 CAD
Surgeon - Pediatric403,000 CAD
Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive487,000 CAD
Surgeon - Trauma404,000 CAD
Surgical Assistant130,000 CAD
Surgical Instrument Techncian113,000 CAD
Surgical Technologist129,000 CAD
Telephonic Nurse Case Manager130,000 CAD
Theatre Manager154,000 CAD
Treatment Services Director351,000 CAD
Ultrasonographer106,000 CAD
Ultrasound Technologist98,900 CAD
Urologist408,000 CAD
Utilization Review Nurse105,000 CAD
Vascular Technologist96,600 CAD
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist194,000 CAD
Ward Manager179,000 CAD
Wellness Coordinator118,000 CAD
X-Ray Technologist141,000 CAD

Health and Medical Jobs Salary Distribution in Canada

Median and salary distribution yearly Canada Health and Medical
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Health and Medical salaries in Canada range from 37,300 CAD per year (minimum average salary) to 534,000 CAD per year (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 175,000 CAD per year, which means that half (50%) of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 175,000 CAD while the other half are earning more than 175,000 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.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 95,500 CAD while 75% of them are earning more than 95,500 CAD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Health and Medical are earning less than 347,000 CAD while 25% are earning more than 347,000 CAD.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

Salary Comparison By Education
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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.


Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.


Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Canada costs anywhere from 49,800 Canadian Dollar(s) to 149,000 Canadian Dollar(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Health and Medical Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender yearly Canada Health and Medical
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Canada who work in Health and Medical earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
183,000 CAD
Female-5%
174,000 CAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Canada for all Careers

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Health and Medical Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Canada

How much are annual salary increments in Canada for Health and Medical professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Health and Medical

Health and Medical professionals in Canada are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 14 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 15 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Canada Health and Medical
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Canada / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Canada is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Canada for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Health and Medical Bonus and Incentive Rates in Canada

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Canada Health and Medical
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Health and Medical is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

46% of surveyed staff in Health and Medical reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 54% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
54%
No Bonus
46%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Health and Medical Hourly Average Wage in Canada


86 CAD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Canada is 86 CAD. This means that the average person in Canada earns approximately 86 CAD for every worked hour.


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

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Health and Medical VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Health and Medical and Health and Medical yearly Canada
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The average salary for Health and Medical is 49% more than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Brampton183,000 CAD
Calgary188,000 CAD
Edmonton187,000 CAD
Gatineau172,000 CAD
Halifax174,000 CAD
Hamilton184,000 CAD
Kitchener180,000 CAD
Markham178,000 CAD
Mississauga190,000 CAD
Montreal201,000 CAD
Ottawa191,000 CAD
Quebec188,000 CAD
Regina169,000 CAD
Richmond160,000 CAD
Saskatoon171,000 CAD
Surrey176,000 CAD
Toronto200,000 CAD
Vancouver192,000 CAD
Vaughan174,000 CAD
Windsor173,000 CAD
Winnipeg186,000 CAD

Salary Comparison By State

StateAverage Salary
Alberta192,000 CAD
British Columbia195,000 CAD
Manitoba184,000 CAD
New Brunswick164,000 CAD
Newfoundland-Labrador161,000 CAD
Northwest Territories179,000 CAD
Nova Scotia168,000 CAD
Nunavut186,000 CAD
Ontario200,000 CAD
Prince Edward Island155,000 CAD
Quebec197,000 CAD
Saskatchewan173,000 CAD
Yukon159,000 CAD

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Canada earn 4% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
117,000 CAD
Public Sector+4%
122,000 CAD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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