The average hourly pay for a Health Care Aid in Canada is C$19.01.
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C$15 - C$24
C$50 - C$1,750
C$30,475 - C$49,862
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More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Health Care Aid
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Elder Care, Assisted Living, Medication Administration and Palliative Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Health Care Aid
An entry-level Health Care Aid with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$17.83 based on 14 salaries. An early career Health Care Aid with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.96 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Health Care Aid with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.56 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Health Care Aid with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.08 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$22.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Health Care Aid in their job title in Lethbridge, Alberta earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Kelowna, British Columbia (12.7% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (3.0% less), Red Deer, Alberta (1.6% less) and Edmonton, Alberta (1.6% less).
Years of Experience
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