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Average Early Childhood Educators and Assistant’s Salary in Canada
The table above details the hourly wages for Early Childhood Educators.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 4214.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: early childhood educator, pre-school teacher, day-care worker and child-care worker.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $19.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Prince Edward Island at $12.50 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $25,000 – $40,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Early Childhood Educators and Assistants in Canada
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|Winnipeg – Manitoba||11.00||13.64||22.00||2014|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||12.17||14.25||16.75||2014|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||10.70||14.00||28.85||2014|
|Toronto – Ontario||11.25||16.01||27.00||2014|
|Ottawa – Ontario||11.25||17.44||25.96||2014|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||11.25||17.00||30.67||2014|
|London – Ontario||11.25||16.65||25.00||2014|
|Prince Edward Island||10.75||12.50||18.94||2013|
|Montreal – Quebec||11.00||18.00||23.00||2014|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||11.00||15.00||21.63||2014|
|Calgary – Alberta*||12.00||19.00||37.08||2015|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||11.50||16.68||40.38||2015|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||10.45||15.00||25.00||2014|
Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.
The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services, which includes early childhood educators and assistants, is $19.49. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $725, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $38,000.