PUBLIC SECTOR SALARY IN CANADA

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Average gross salary for Public Sector GROSS SALARY
CA$ 78,269
Average gorss salary (USD) for Public Sector GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 69,597
Average net salary for Public Sector NET SALARY
CA$ 53,149
The most typical salary for Public Sector MOST TYPICAL GROSS
CA$ 62,177
  Updated: 08 Mar 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 32%
  Salary entries: 134

Public Sector Earnings in Canada

Average salary for Public Sector in Canada is CA$ 78,269.

Average take home earning is CA$ 53,149 (Net).

The most typical salary is CA$ 62,177 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (134 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % CA$ 132,500
12 % CA$ 122,471
21 % CA$ 100,833
57 % CA$ 73,138
85 % CA$ 53,800
95 % CA$ 44,338
98 % CA$ 31,250
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Public Administration CA$ 74,023 US$ 65,940 35
Social Worker CA$ 58,950 US$ 55,370 14
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$ 76,975 US$ 67,719 34
Ottawa CA$ 81,739 US$ 74,293 32
Vancouver, Canada CA$ 64,846 US$ 58,027 15
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$ 103,682 US$ 82,101 04
Waterloo CA$ 41,500 US$ 39,880 04

Salary entries from individual employees for Public Sector in Canada

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(32/32)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 08 Mar 2020

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

(31/32)  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

(30/32)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 24 Jan 2020

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

(29/32)  PARLIAMENTARY ADVISOR


 Posted: 10 Jan 2020

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

(28/32)  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

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(27/32)  POLICY ADVISER


 Posted: 11 Oct 2019

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

(26/32)  PROGRAMS OFFICER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2019

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

(25/32)  ANALYST


 Posted: 09 Jul 2019

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

(24/32)  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

(23/32)  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

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(22/32)  VP ENTERPRISE


 Posted: 04 Jun 2019

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

(21/32)  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

(20/32)  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

(19/32)  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

(18/32)  BCP LEAD


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

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

(17/32)  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

(16/32)  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

(15/32)  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

(14/32)  LIBRARIAN


 Posted: 06 Dec 2018

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

(13/32)  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

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(12/32)  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

(11/32)  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

(10/32)  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

(9/32)  POLICEMAN


 Posted: 06 Aug 2018

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

(8/32)  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

(7/32)  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

(6/32)  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

(5/32)  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

(4/32)  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

(3/32)  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

(2/32)  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

(1/32)  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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  SALARY BY LEVEL   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
195K US$ 171,585 CA$ 190,000
01
205K US$ 152,860 CA$ 200,000
01
145K US$ 124,771 CA$ 144,000
03
155K US$ 124,549 CA$ 156,000
01
135K US$ 111,329 CA$ 132,500
04
125K US$ 107,622 CA$ 122,471
06
115K US$ 103,425 CA$ 112,833
06
105K US$ 86,633 CA$ 100,833
06
95K US$ 84,066 CA$ 93,347
12
85K US$ 78,148 CA$ 85,300
18
75K US$ 65,165 CA$ 73,138
19
65K US$ 52,737 CA$ 62,177
20
55K US$ 50,992 CA$ 53,800
17
45K US$ 40,840 CA$ 44,338
13
35K US$ 28,389 CA$ 31,250
04
25K US$ 19,791 CA$ 21,743
02
15K 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
Men US$ 77,207 CA$ 89,207 73
Women US$ 56,804 CA$ 65,353 36
N/A 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
Doctorate Degree US$ 81,297 CA$ 88,250 04
Masters Degree US$ 70,844 CA$ 81,499 38
Bachelors Degree US$ 68,936 CA$ 77,198 59
Some College US$ 71,103 CA$ 77,660 28
High School US$ 47,894 CA$ 58,750 04
Bellow H. School 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
20+ Years US$ 88,195 CA$ 99,832 43
16-20 Years US$ 72,778 CA$ 86,784 20
12-16 Years US$ 77,585 CA$ 85,230 13
8-12 Years US$ 60,194 CA$ 67,022 11
4-8 Years US$ 58,602 CA$ 62,569 18
2-4 Years US$ 48,108 CA$ 51,955 20
1-2 Years US$ 40,897 CA$ 49,333 06
0-1 Year 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$ 99,832 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 115.65%.


  SALARY BY AGE   PUBLIC SECTOR   CANADA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 34,393 CA$ 45,000 01
63-68 US$ 108,107 CA$ 135,000 01
57-62 US$ 88,098 CA$ 101,414 07
51-56 US$ 80,824 CA$ 91,656 19
45-50 US$ 79,672 CA$ 88,701 19
39-44 US$ 75,831 CA$ 90,279 19
33-38 US$ 63,328 CA$ 72,471 16
27-32 US$ 61,087 CA$ 71,334 16
22-26 US$ 39,890 CA$ 46,714 07
16-21 US$ 40,439 CA$ 51,250 04
N/A 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. Public Administration Lead US$ 97,409 CA$ 113,958 12
2. Public Relations Manager US$ 90,310 CA$ 90,000 01
3. Other Public Sector Career US$ 71,692 CA$ 80,654 68
4. Public Administration US$ 65,940 CA$ 74,023 35
5. Social Worker US$ 55,370 CA$ 58,950 14
6. Public Relations 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$ 80,654, respectively. Public Relations earn a gross annual average of CA$ 32,500, while Social Worker earn CA$ 58,950. 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
Permanent US$ 70,636 CA$ 78,909 118
Contract US$ 116,543 CA$ 115,000 01
Self Employed US$ 84,843 CA$ 102,538 06
Part Time 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. Victoria, Canada Public Sector in Victoria, Canada US$ 111,428 CA$ 120,706 03
2. Montreal Public Sector in Montreal US$ 82,101 CA$ 103,682 04
3. Winnipeg Public Sector in Winnipeg US$ 81,865 CA$ 93,500 02
4. Edmonton Public Sector in Edmonton US$ 75,541 CA$ 90,128 06
5. Calgary Public Sector in Calgary US$ 72,428 CA$ 83,085 07
6. Ottawa Public Sector in Ottawa US$ 74,293 CA$ 81,739 32
7. Toronto Public Sector in Toronto US$ 67,719 CA$ 76,975 34
8. Halifax Public Sector in Halifax US$ 66,161 CA$ 71,285 07
9. London, Canada Public Sector in London, Canada US$ 71,271 CA$ 70,327 02
10. Vancouver, Canada Public Sector in Vancouver, Canada US$ 58,027 CA$ 64,846 15

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    PUBLIC SECTOR

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Public Sector in Australia US$ 76,416 AU$ 87,812 62
2. United States United States Public Sector US$ 70,608 US$ 70,608 446
3. Canada Canada US$ 69,597 CA$ 78,269 134
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Public Sector in United Kingdom US$ 52,663 GBP 34,697 87
5. Russia Russia Public Sector in Russia US$ 42,197 RUB 1,494,400 07
6. China China Public Sector in China US$ 28,528 CNY 184,306 15
7. Mexico Mexico Public Sector in Mexico US$ 26,136 MXN 505,390 05
8. India India Public Sector in India US$ 19,947 INR 1,217,580 45

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