As the capital of Canada, the federal government is this city’s largest employer, followed closely by the healthcare sector. Business and finance also make up a large part of Ottawa’s economy, in addition to a healthy tourism industry.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in Canada. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.