Thanks to its prime location on the Pacific Rim and the western side of Canada’s transcontinental highway, Vancouver has established itself as a large industrial center. The Port of Vancouver is Canada’s largest, providing jobs and economic strength. The city also gets revenue in other sectors of its economy, including tourism, mining, and software development.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the Canada. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.