National (CA) Pay Trends

Updated October 9, 2018

The PayScale Index (Canada) follows the change in wages of employed Canadian workers, revealing trends in compensation over time. It specifically measures the quarterly change in the total cash compensation of full-time, private industry employees nationally, with additional detail on the six largest metropolitan areas.

Wage Growth for Q3 2018


since last quarter


year over year


since 2006


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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 and education professionals in Canada. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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