Average Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary in Canada

C$91,574
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C$8,750
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The average salary for a Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Canada is C$91,574.
10%
CA$55k
MEDIAN
CA$92k
90%
CA$165k
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C$55k - C$165k
Bonus
C$1k - C$129k
Total Pay
C$54k - C$184k

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Job Description for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Tasks
  • Perform research to expand knowledge by performing experiments, collecting and analyzing data, or examining original documents, literature, and other source material.
  • Keep up with developments in an academic field.
  • Supervise graduate students' teaching and research.
  • Publish research findings.
  • Prepare lectures, exercises and laboratory experiments; grade exams and papers; advise and work with students individually.

Job Satisfaction for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

4.4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

The top respondents for the job title Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education are from the companies Humber College, Seneca College and University of Alberta. Reported salaries are highest at University of Alberta where the average pay is C$105,000. Humber College pays the lowest at around C$67,500.

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Popular Skills for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Curriculum Planning, Research Analysis, Course Design and Writing Procedures & Documentation are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

An entry-level Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$73,155 based on 7 salaries. An early career Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,666 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,902 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$97,668 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$111,809.
Employees with Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 36.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (12.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (13.3% less), Montréal, Québec (8.3% less) and Toronto, Ontario (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 294 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
18.7%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
35.7%
Late Career
29.3%

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