Wage Trends by Metro Area
In the last year, where did wages increase the most overall and where did they dip the deepest? PayScale looked at the top metro areas by population and then listed them from best to worst in terms of wage improvement for jobs. See who came out on top and who has a ways to go.
|Rank||Metro Area||Q2 2020 Year-Over-Year|
One Year Wage Growth
|1||Vancouver Metro Area||3.3%|
|2||Montreal Metro Area||2.7%|
|3 (tie)||Ottawa Metro Area||2.5%|
|3 (tie)||Toronto Metro Area||2.5%|
|5||Calgary Metro Area||1.1%|
|6||Edmonton Metro Area||1.0%|
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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.