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Average Education Policy Researcher’s Salary
The table below details the hourly wages for Education Policy Researchers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this employment is 4166.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: education researcher, curriculum planner, education consultant and education policy officer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $42.95 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Nova Scotia at $29.80 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $60,000 – $80,000.
Employment prospects for education policy researchers, consultants and program officers are good in Canada. Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Education Policy Researchers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||20.88||41.09||66.11||2015|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||23.15||42.95||55.74||2015|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||15.56||32.97||48.00||2014|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||19.23||36.54||46.00||2014|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||18.00||35.16||54.95||2014|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(1)||19.45||29.80||44.82||2011|
|Toronto – Ontario(1)||21.90||35.08||48.08||2014|
|Ottawa – Ontario||21.90||35.08||48.08||2014|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||21.90||35.08||48.08||2014|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||21.90||35.08||48.08||2014|
|Prince Edward Island||18.00||35.16||54.95||2014|
|Montreal – Quebec||23.99||35.00||44.47||2014|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)||25.64||39.42||48.00||2014|
The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in law and social, community and government services, which includes education policy researchers, consultants and program officers, is $34.89. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,326, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $69,000.
There are over 20,000 education policy researchers, consultants and program officers working in Canada.
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