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Ottawa Metro Area Pay Trends

Updated July 10, 2018

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.

Wage Growth for Ottawa Metro Area, Q2 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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