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Canada Wages: Minimum and Average

Canada Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 15 CAD/Hour | 1869.086 USD/Month 2022
Wages 28.27 CAD/Hour | 3522.604 USD/Month Feb/22
Average Hourly Earnings 31.8 CAD | 24.765 USD Apr/22
Wage Growth  2.4 % Feb/22
Wages in Manufacturing 28.94 CAD/Hour | 3606.09 USD/Month Feb/22


Latest data on Minimum Wages (CAD/Hour)

Minimum Wages
                     Canada - Historical Data (CAD/Hour)

What is minimum wage in Canada?

  • Minimum Wages in Canada increased to 15 CAD/Hour (1869.086 USD/Month) in 2022. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 14.25 CAD/Hour and minimum was 1 CAD/Hour.
  • Data published Yearly by Statistics.

Historical Data (CAD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
15 2022 14.03.2022
14.35 2021 21.07.2021
14.25 2020 22.02.2021
14 2020 11.08.2020
14 2019 18.03.2019
14 2018 19.01.2018
11.4 2017 11.08.2017
4.55 2087 31.12.1987


Historical Chart by prime ministers (CAD/Hour)

Minimum Wages in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Justin Trudeau 04.11.2015 - 11.4000 14.0000 14.0000 11.4000 22.81%


Latest data on Wages (CAD/Hour)

Wages
                     Canada - Historical Data (CAD/Hour)

What is average wage in Canada?

  • Average Wages in Canada increased to 28.27 CAD/Hour (3522.604 USD/Month) in February 2022. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 28.02 CAD/Hour and minimum was 13.73 CAD/Hour.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (CAD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
28.27 Feb/22 30.04.2022
28.23 Jan/22 02.04.2022
28.33 Dec/21 26.02.2022
27.91 Nov/21 29.01.2022
27.75 Oct/21 18.01.2022
27.36 Jul/21 02.10.2021
27.4 Jun/21 28.08.2021
27.63 May/21 31.07.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (CAD/Hour)

Wages in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Justin Trudeau 04.11.2015 - 24.3100 25.0600 25.0600 23.7600 3.09%


Latest data on Average Hourly Earnings (CAD)

Average Hourly Earnings
                     Canada - Historical Data (CAD)

What is Average Hourly Earnings in Canada?

  • Average Hourly Earnings in Canada increased to 31.8 CAD (24.765 USD) in April 2022. The maximum rate was 31.25 CAD and minimum was 15.88 CAD.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (CAD) by years

Data
Period
Date
31.8 Apr/22 06.05.2022
30.92 Mar/22 08.04.2022
31.6 Feb/22 11.03.2022
31.59 Jan/22 05.02.2022
31.22 Dec/21 18.01.2022
30.91 Sep/21 08.10.2021
30.8 Aug/21 10.09.2021
30.7 Jul/21 07.08.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (CAD)

Average Hourly Earnings in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wage Growth  (%)

Wage Growth 
                     Canada - Historical Data (%)

What is the growth rate of wages in Canada?

  • Wage Growth in Canada increased by 2.4 % in February 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum growth was 10.3 % and minimum was -0.4 %
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2.4 Feb/22 28.04.2022
2.5 Jan/22 29.03.2022
1.7 Dec/21 24.02.2022
1.9 Nov/21 27.01.2022
2.7 Oct/21 18.01.2022
2.56 Aug/21 28.10.2021
1.77 Jul/21 28.09.2021
0.7 Jun/21 26.08.2021


Historical Chart by YoY prime ministers (%)

Wage Growth  in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (CAD/Hour)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Canada - Historical Data (CAD/Hour)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Canada?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Canada increased to 28.94 CAD/Hour (3606.09 USD/Month). The maximum level was 28.39 CAD/Hour and minimum was 14.96 CAD/Hour.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (CAD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
28.94 Feb/22 30.04.2022
28.07 Jan/22 02.04.2022
28.52 Dec/21 26.02.2022
27.55 Nov/21 29.01.2022
27.45 Oct/21 18.01.2022
27.93 Jul/21 02.10.2021
27.15 Jun/21 28.08.2021
27.58 May/21 31.07.2021


Historical Chart by prime ministers (CAD/Hour)

Wages in Manufacturing in Canada by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Canada

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 65
Unemployment Rate Apr/22 5.2 % 5.3
Job Vacancies 2Q/21 731.905 K 553.48
Labor Force Participation Rate Apr/22 65.3 % 65.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 1411.438 USD/Month 1433.377
Non Farm Payrolls  Feb/22 17219 K 17057

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Panama 2020 1248.251 USD/Month 1184.289
Brazil Mar/22 521.95 USD/Month 514.371
Chile Feb/22 1079.954 USD/Month 1081.675
Argentina Dec/21 1360.267 USD/Month 914.736
Canada Feb/22 3522.604 USD/Month 3517.62
Ecuador 2020 467 USD/Month 460
Mexico Apr/22 501.123 USD/Month 499.008
Peru Mar/22 438.475 USD/Month 439.274
United States Apr/22 4339.2 USD/Month 4329.6
Uruguay 2019 858.114 USD/Month 789.66
Cuba 2020 46.369 USD/Month 34.136
Nicaragua Aug/21 307.263 USD/Month 307.263