Saturday, May 7, 2011

Updated salary data!

If you're a soon-to-be university graduate entering the workforce in Canada, you might be wondering how much salary you can expect to earn.  Our ongoing research suggests that you are probably over-estimating the salary that you are likely to earn in your first year.  To help you out, here are some data from the March 2011 Labour Force Survey.  The salaries given are the usual salaries of full-time employed Canadians aged 22-24 who have a university bachelor's degree. (data courtesy of Statistics Canada).



Male
Female
Newfoundland
$40,932.70
$24,574.42
Prince Edward Island
$29,120.00
$30,081.25
Nova Scotia
$29,044.40
$33,047.14
New Brunswick
$35,974.17
$30,056.92
Qu├ębec
$44,346.07
$38,819.74
Ontario
$41,826.09
$36,448.27
Manitoba
$39,107.71
$31,111.84
Saskatchewan
$36,883.54
$40,561.91
Alberta
$39,736.67
$42,052.49
British Columbia
$28,634.54
$29,470.01


If you happen to live in one of the big 3 cities, you'll fare a bit better in general:



Male
Female
Montreal
$42,391.73
$38,785.78
Toronto
$47,937.46
$35,646.61
Vancouver
$31,069.45
$30,496.87
Other CMA or Non-CMA
$37,409.02
$37,188.21

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