Data Entry Clerk Salary Canada

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Average Data Entry Clerk’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Data Entry Clerks.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1422.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: data entry operator, EDP (electronic data-processing) equipment operator and data control clerk.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $24.48 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto, New Brunswick at $14.42 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $28,000 – $38,000.

Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will be larger than job vacancies in this profession for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Data Entry Clerks in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*15.0024.4828.852015
Edmonton – Alberta*16.8624.3129.812015
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 12.0017.0023.002014
Winnipeg – Manitoba11.0017.0026.922014
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick11.0014.4220.502014
Halifax – Nova Scotia11.0015.0023.352014
Toronto – Ontario 11.2516.4128.002014
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 11.2517.0027.422014
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario11.2516.0024.112014
Windsor / Sarnia Region – Ontario 11.2517.0027.422014
Prince Edward Island 11.0018.0023.002014
Montreal – Quebec 10.7515.0022.972014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan11.4119.5028.852014


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Inputting data into computerized databases or spreadsheets
›› Importing and/or exporting data between different kinds of software
›› Receiving and registering documents for data capture
Comparison with employment group

The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for office support occupations, which includes data entry clerks, is $20.31. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $769, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $40,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 40,000 data entry clerks working in Canada.

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