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Canada Wages: Minimum and Average

Canada Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 14.25 CAD/Hour | 1801.304 USD/Month 2020
Wages 27.44 CAD/Hour | 3468.615 USD/Month Dec/20
Average Hourly Earnings 30.85 CAD | 24.373 USD Jan/21
Wage Growth  6.4 % Dec/20
Wages in Manufacturing 28.31 CAD/Hour | 3578.59 USD/Month Dec/20


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 14.25 CAD/Hour (1801.304 USD/Month) in 2020. 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
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
4.35 2086 31.12.1986
4 2085 31.12.1985


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 27.44 CAD/Hour (3468.615 USD/Month) in December 2020. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 27.44 CAD/Hour and minimum was 13.73 CAD/Hour.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (CAD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
27.44 Dec/20 27.02.2021
27.3 Nov/20 30.01.2021
27.28 Oct/20 26.12.2020
27.08 Sep/20 28.11.2020
27.03 Aug/20 31.10.2020
26.85 Jul/20 26.09.2020
27.16 Jun/20 29.08.2020
27.22 May/20 01.08.2020


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 30.85 CAD (24.373 USD) in January 2021. 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
30.85 Jan/21 05.02.2021
30.48 Dec/20 08.01.2021
30.35 Nov/20 04.12.2020
30.48 Oct/20 06.11.2020
30.5 Sep/20 09.10.2020
30.54 Aug/20 04.09.2020
30.63 Jul/20 07.08.2020
30.77 Jun/20 11.07.2020


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 6.4 % in December 2020 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
6.4 Dec/20 25.02.2021
6.6 Nov/20 28.01.2021
5.9 Oct/20 22.12.2020
6.9 Sep/20 26.11.2020
7.9 Aug/20 29.10.2020
8.7 Jul/20 24.09.2020
9.4 Jun/20 27.08.2020
10.4 May/20 30.07.2020


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 28.31 CAD/Hour (3578.59 USD/Month). The maximum level was 28.31 CAD/Hour and minimum was 14.96 CAD/Hour.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (CAD/Hour) by years

Data
Period
Date
28.31 Dec/20 27.02.2021
27.38 Nov/20 30.01.2021
26.76 Oct/20 26.12.2020
26.48 Sep/20 28.11.2020
26.77 Aug/20 31.10.2020
26.82 Jul/20 26.09.2020
26.26 Jun/20 29.08.2020
26.77 May/20 01.08.2020


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 2019 65 65
Unemployment Rate Jan/21 9.4 % 8.8
Job Vacancies 1Q/20 512.76 K 508.59
Labor Force Participation Rate Jan/21 64.7 % 65
Living Wage Individual 2018 1411.438 USD/Month 1433.377
Non Farm Payrolls  Nov/20 15922 K 16001

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Panama 2019 1208.517 USD/Month 1421.431
Brazil Dec/20 440.384 USD/Month 442.141
Chile Aug/20 1113.619 USD/Month 1109.257
Argentina Jul/20 676.308 USD/Month 938.63
Canada Dec/20 3468.615 USD/Month 3428.165
Ecuador 2020 467 USD/Month 460
Mexico Jan/21 420.848 USD/Month 400.247
Peru Jan/21 427.622 USD/Month 423.552
United States Feb/21 4030.4 USD/Month 4028.8
Uruguay 2019 793.094 USD/Month 729.826
Cuba 2019 34.136 USD/Month 30.175
Nicaragua Dec/20 314.772 USD/Month 314.772