Wages in Canada increased to 27.03 CAD/Hour in August from 26.85 CAD/Hour in July of 2020. source: Statistics Canada

Wages in Canada averaged 19.18 CAD/Hour from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 27.31 CAD/Hour in April of 2020 and a record low of 13.73 CAD/Hour in January of 1991. This page provides - Canada Average Hourly Wages - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Average Hourly Wages - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on November of 2020.

Wages in Canada is expected to be 27.49 CAD/Hour by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Wages in Canada to stand at 27.92 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Average Hourly Wages is projected to trend around 28.45 CAD/Hour in 2021 and 29.36 CAD/Hour in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Average Hourly Wages

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27.03 26.85 27.31 13.73 1991 - 2020 CAD/Hour Monthly
Current Prices, NSA

Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.90 9.00 13.70 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18553.50 18469.90 19189.40 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1816.80 1832.60 2619.20 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 14.50 44.20 464.80 -536.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 69.10 334.00 488.10 -1472.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 83.60 378.20 952.90 -1993.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.20 65.00 67.70 59.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.80 18.90 29.40 10.20 percent [+]
Productivity 122.39 111.46 122.39 67.26 points [+]
Labour Costs 116.31 112.10 116.31 44.07 points [+]
Wages 27.03 26.85 27.31 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 26.77 26.82 27.71 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.00 14.00 14.00 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 37.78 37.31 37.78 17.91 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Wage Growth 6.90 7.50 10.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 508590.00 562910.00 581595.00 330215.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 15106.90 14367.20 17080.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change -79.50 -564.40 116.70 -2951.40 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 30.48 30.50 31.35 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 59.40 59.10 63.70 52.10 percent [+]


Canada Average Hourly Wages
In Canada, wages are benchmarked using average hourly earnings.