The PayScale Index » Highlights (CA)

Q2 2014: Vancouver Beats the Oil Powerhouses

  • Annual national wage growth in Canada was 0.8 percent, less than the U.S. growth of 1.8 percent.

  • Vancouver beat out the two oil towns of Edmonton and Calgary for Canadian metros with wage growth of 1.1 percent, while Edmonton and Calgary had growth of 0.9 percent and 0.8 percent respectively.

  • Toronto, Canada’s largest city, came in last place, with a -0.5 percent decrease in wages year-over-year.


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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.

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