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Average Cashier’s Salary — Cashiers’ Wages in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Cashiers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6611.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation.
Examples of some job titles are: cashier, money counter, office cashier, self-serve gas bar cashier and grocery store cashier.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $17.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick at $11.50 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $23,000 – $33,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future, after a recent surplus of workers. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Cashiers in Canada
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$ per hr
$ per hr
|Calgary – Alberta*||15.00||17.00||18.50||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||15.00||15.75||24.64||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||13.85||13.85||19.40||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||11.65||11.65||15.00||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||11.50||11.50||13.50||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||11.55||11.55||13.00||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.00||14.00||15.00||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||14.00||14.00||15.00||2018|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||14.00||14.00||15.00||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||14.00||14.00||15.46||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||12.25||12.25||13.89||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||12.50||12.50||15.45||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||11.32||12.00||17.95||2018|
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for sales support occupations, which includes cashiers, is $16.76. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $560, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $29,000.
There are over 300,000 cashiers working in Canada.