Wages in Canada increased to 27.44 CAD/Hour in December from 27.30 CAD/Hour in November of 2020. source: Statistics Canada

Wages in Canada averaged 19.27 CAD/Hour from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 27.44 CAD/Hour in December 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 March of 2021.

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 28.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Average Hourly Wages is projected to trend around 28.45 CAD/Hour in 2022 and 29.36 CAD/Hour in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Average Hourly Wages

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27.44 27.30 27.44 13.73 1991 - 2020 CAD/Hour Monthly
Current Prices, NSA

Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.40 8.80 13.70 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18272.00 18484.80 19130.30 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1899.00 1773.90 2609.80 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -225.40 -95.40 443.80 -527.20 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 12.60 42.70 497.90 -1479.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change -212.80 -52.70 952.90 -1993.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.70 65.00 67.70 60.00 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.70 17.80 29.10 10.20 percent [+]
Productivity 111.81 124.61 124.61 67.26 points [+]
Labour Costs 115.02 116.31 116.31 44.07 points [+]
Wages 27.44 27.30 27.44 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 28.31 27.38 28.31 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 14.25 14.00 14.25 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 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 15921.70 16001.20 17080.90 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Wage Growth 6.40 6.50 10.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Job Vacancies 512760.00 508590.00 581595.00 330215.00 [+]
Adp Employment Change -231.20 338.20 338.20 -2951.40 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 30.85 30.40 31.25 15.88 CAD [+]
Employment Rate 58.60 59.30 63.50 52.10 percent [+]


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