PUBLIC SECTOR SALARY IN CANADA

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Average gross salary for Public Sector GROSS SALARY
CA$ 78,481
Average gorss salary (USD) for Public Sector GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 69,214
Average net salary for Public Sector NET SALARY
CA$ 53,334
The most typical salary for Public Sector MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CA$ 62,297
  Updated: 27 Nov 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 32%
  Salary entries: 142

Average salary for Public Sector in Canada is CA$ 78,481.

Average take home earning is CA$ 53,334 (Net).

The most typical salary is CA$ 62,297 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % CA$ 132,500
11 % CA$ 122,471
21 % CA$ 101,571
58 % CA$ 73,082
86 % CA$ 53,800
95 % CA$ 44,338
98 % CA$ 31,250
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Public Administration CA$ 75,369 US$ 65,635 41
Social Worker CA$ 60,686 US$ 55,987 15
Public Administration Lead CA$ 113,958 US$ 97,409 12
Public Relations CA$ 32,500 US$ 27,146 04
Public Relations Manager CA$ 90,000 US$ 90,310 01
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Toronto CA$ 77,484 US$ 67,595 36
Ottawa CA$ 81,140 US$ 73,470 33
Vancouver, Canada CA$ 65,293 US$ 57,821 16
Calgary CA$ 83,085 US$ 72,428 07
Halifax CA$ 71,285 US$ 66,161 07
Edmonton CA$ 90,128 US$ 75,541 06
Montreal CA$ 100,303 US$ 79,580 05
Winnipeg CA$ 97,312 US$ 79,370 04
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 171,585 CA$ 190,000
01
US$ 152,860 CA$ 200,000
01
US$ 124,771 CA$ 144,000
03
US$ 124,549 CA$ 156,000
01
US$ 111,329 CA$ 132,500
04
US$ 107,622 CA$ 122,471
06
US$ 101,383 CA$ 113,464
07
US$ 85,768 CA$ 101,571
07
US$ 84,066 CA$ 93,347
12
US$ 77,039 CA$ 85,359
20
US$ 64,643 CA$ 73,082
20
US$ 52,115 CA$ 62,297
23
US$ 50,992 CA$ 53,800
17
US$ 40,840 CA$ 44,338
13
US$ 28,389 CA$ 31,250
04
US$ 19,791 CA$ 21,743
02
US$ 12,012 CA$ 15,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 76,192 CA$ 88,605 78
US$ 57,450 CA$ 66,924 39
US$ 65,798 CA$ 64,927 25

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 81,297 CA$ 88,250 04
US$ 70,810 CA$ 81,634 39
US$ 68,185 CA$ 77,640 66
US$ 71,103 CA$ 77,660 28
US$ 47,894 CA$ 58,750 04
US$ 59,001 CA$ 73,900 01

Public Sector workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Canada. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses CA$ 88,250. While Public Sector workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of CA$ 58,750. This is 69.74% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 87,287 CA$ 99,356 45
US$ 73,149 CA$ 87,699 21
US$ 77,585 CA$ 85,230 13
US$ 60,562 CA$ 68,520 12
US$ 58,737 CA$ 63,966 20
US$ 48,365 CA$ 53,323 22
US$ 40,897 CA$ 49,333 06
US$ 48,300 CA$ 51,000 03

Public Sector workers in Canada with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of CA$ 99,356 compared to CA$ 49,333 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 113.43%.


  SALARY BY AGE   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 34,393 CA$ 45,000 01
US$ 86,362 CA$ 110,000 02
US$ 82,882 CA$ 96,362 08
US$ 80,824 CA$ 91,656 19
US$ 80,145 CA$ 90,128 20
US$ 75,831 CA$ 90,279 19
US$ 64,629 CA$ 75,129 18
US$ 60,140 CA$ 71,092 18
US$ 40,795 CA$ 48,625 08
US$ 40,439 CA$ 51,250 04
US$ 65,798 CA$ 64,927 25
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  SALARY BY CAREER   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 97,409 CA$ 113,958 12
2. US$ 90,310 CA$ 90,000 01
3. US$ 71,447 CA$ 80,528 69
4. US$ 65,635 CA$ 75,369 41
5. US$ 55,987 CA$ 60,686 15
6. US$ 27,146 CA$ 32,500 04

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In Canada economy, Public Administration Lead is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of CA$ 113,958. Public Relations Manager and Other Public Sector Career follow, earning CA$ 90,000 and CA$ 80,528, respectively. Public Relations earn a gross annual average of CA$ 32,500, while Social Worker earn CA$ 60,686. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 258.83%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 70,139 CA$ 79,108 126
US$ 116,543 CA$ 115,000 01
US$ 84,843 CA$ 102,538 06
US$ 40,589 CA$ 49,609 09
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  SALARY BY CITY   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 111,428 CA$ 120,706 03
2. US$ 79,580 CA$ 100,303 05
3. US$ 79,370 CA$ 97,312 04
4. US$ 75,541 CA$ 90,128 06
5. US$ 72,428 CA$ 83,085 07
6. US$ 73,470 CA$ 81,140 33
7. US$ 67,595 CA$ 77,484 36
8. US$ 66,161 CA$ 71,285 07
9. US$ 71,271 CA$ 70,327 02
10. US$ 57,821 CA$ 65,293 16

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    PUBLIC SECTOR

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia US$ 76,431 AU$ 89,512 67
2. United States US$ 70,929 US$ 70,929 456
3. Canada US$ 69,214 CA$ 78,481 142
4. United Kingdom US$ 52,388 GBP 34,789 92
5. Russia US$ 42,197 RUB 1,494,400 07
6. China US$ 28,228 CNY 182,412 16
7. Mexico US$ 26,136 MXN 505,390 05
8. India US$ 19,511 INR 1,229,351 57

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(40/40)  ADMINISTRATIVE


 Posted: 27 Nov 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Program administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 61,000
US$ 46,372


(39/40)  CIVIL SERVANT


 Posted: 19 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Decision-making; interpreting and applying legislation; report-writing."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 106,000
US$ 80,581


(38/40)  AUDITOR


 Posted: 30 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "CPA, auditing, taxation."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 117,250
US$ 89,133


(37/40)  BYLAW ENFORCEMENT


 Posted: 19 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Bylaw enforcement."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 72,000
US$ 54,734


(36/40)  ECONOMIST


 Posted: 19 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Bachelor of Economics + programming experience in Python, Java, and R."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 62,000
US$ 47,132


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(35/40)  CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 10 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Clinical Counseling."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 85,000
US$ 64,617


(34/40)  TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 18 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Team leading up to twelve employees."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 66,300
US$ 50,401


(33/40)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 08 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Strategic Planning, leadership, Accounting."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 135,000
US$ 102,627


(32/40)  BUSINESS EXPERTISE


 Posted: 05 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Counselling, quality control, employees training."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 61,500
US$ 46,752


(31/40)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 24 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Business, Project Management, Government, Lean, etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 123,600
US$ 93,961


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(30/40)  PARLIAMENTARY ADVISOR


 Posted: 10 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Applied Politics."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 63,000
US$ 47,893


(29/40)  EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/TRANSPORT DRIVER


 Posted: 20 Nov 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Working for the City. Seasonal Employment, spring to late fall."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 73,000
US$ 58,458


(28/40)  POLICY ADVISER


 Posted: 11 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Develop protection policies."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 123,228
US$ 98,680


(27/40)  PROGRAMS OFFICER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Program Strategies."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 75,000
US$ 60,060


(26/40)  ANALYST


 Posted: 09 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I research things."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 56,000
US$ 44,844


(25/40)  LIFEGUARD


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

High School, 1-2 years: "I work at a swimming pool."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 15,000
US$ 12,012


(24/40)  SENIOR ADVISOR


 Posted: 19 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Policy development, advice to executive, manage industry relations."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 88,000
US$ 70,470


(23/40)  VP ENTERPRISE


 Posted: 04 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Corporate oversight and business development."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 88,000
US$ 70,470


(22/40)  CASE WORKER


 Posted: 04 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Child protection worker, counselling/ social services."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 72,000
US$ 57,657


(21/40)  TRADES MANAGER


 Posted: 05 May 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Accountable 0f 3 field supervisors and 20 trades."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 146,000
US$ 116,916


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(20/40)  INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICER


 Posted: 11 Apr 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Case management. Mediation and conciliation."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 86,788
US$ 69,499


(19/40)  SENIOR ADVISOR


 Posted: 29 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Lead a policy team for various regulated industries."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 88,500
US$ 70,870


(18/40)  BCP LEAD


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "IT business continuity emergency management."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 146,000
US$ 116,916


(17/40)  EXAMINER


 Posted: 09 Jan 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Examiner of FI and banks in the Toronto GTA market."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 80,079


(16/40)  IT ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Dec 2018

Doctorate Degree, 16-20 years: "I sit down and browse the internet whole day, like the website averagesalarysurvey.com."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 80,079


(15/40)  FIRST NATIONS RELATIONS ADVISOR


 Posted: 18 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Consultation, chair workgroups, facilitation."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 73,000
US$ 58,458


(14/40)  LIBRARIAN


 Posted: 06 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Librarian books reference."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 76,740
US$ 61,453


(13/40)  SENIOR ADVISOR, HR MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS


 Posted: 02 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Strategy and operations responsibility for systems used to fulfill Human Resources responsibilities. Work for HR but responsible for being the main liaison with IT."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 135,000
US$ 108,107


(12/40)  MANAGER, STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS


 Posted: 21 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Strategy, partnerships local and global, planning and reporting, financial management, international relations."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 91,000
US$ 72,872


(11/40)  IMAGE MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Efficient worker did mass communication and b.a in functional English."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 20,000
US$ 16,016


(10/40)  SENIOR ADVISOR


 Posted: 07 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Business development and policy advisor for the energy sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 87,000
US$ 69,669


(9/40)  POLICEMAN


 Posted: 06 Aug 2018

Some College, 16-20 years: "Exciting and fulfilling."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 90,000
US$ 72,071


(8/40)  TRADE COMMISSIONER


 Posted: 25 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Business development assisting companies to penetrate international markets."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 130,000
US$ 104,103


(7/40)  PROGRAM MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Project manager for public health programs."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 30,000
US$ 24,024


(6/40)  PRODUCT MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Dec 2017

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "I manage and modernize technology products and services within government."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 110,000
US$ 84,073


(5/40)  MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Federal Government manager in the public sector supervising and managing 6 employees."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 100,000
US$ 76,430


(4/40)  CONSULAR OFFICER


 Posted: 11 Oct 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Provide consular services to the citizens of the nation I work for who reside in the Vancouver region."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 74,000
US$ 56,558


(3/40)  HOUSING SUPPORT WORKER


 Posted: 14 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Homelessness prevention supports so people maintain housing."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 45,858


(2/40)  CASE PROCESSING OFFICER


 Posted: 21 Aug 2017

Some College, 2-4 years: "I am working for the Government of Canada in the IRCC (Immigration and Refugee Citizenship Canada) branche. I am the processing officer for the Electronic Travel authorization for foreign visitors that are coming from Visa exempt countries."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 60,000
US$ 45,858


(1/40)  JR PROJECT ANALYST


 Posted: 11 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Stat analysis, program development and evaluation and community engagement."
Individual GROSS salary:
CA$ 63,000
US$ 48,151


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