Average Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education Salary in Canada

C$91,304
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C$6,750
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The average salary for a Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in Canada is C$91,304.
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C$56k
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C$91k
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C$165k
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MEDIAN C$91,304
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Salary
C$56k - C$165k
Bonus
C$6k - C$20k
Total Pay
C$54k - C$177k

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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.

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$137,500. Humber College pays the lowest at around C$67,500.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Curriculum Planning, Research Analysis and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Course Design.

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$70,000 based on 8 salaries. An early career Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,135 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,418 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$95,698 based on 107 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$127,132.
Employees with Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (9.5% more) and Calgary, Alberta (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (21.5% less), London, Ontario (13.0% less) and Toronto, Ontario (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 298 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
19.1%
Mid Career
14.4%
Experienced
35.9%
Late Career
27.9%

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