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Average Health Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officer’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Health Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 4165.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: health promotion program officer, health care planner, wellness consultant and occupational health and safety prevention officer.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $42.40 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Toronto, Ontario at $32.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $60,000 – $80,000.

Employment prospects for health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are good in Canada. It is expected that there will be too few job seekers to fill job vacancies for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Health Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*21.3942.4067.312015
Edmonton – Alberta*28.6640.7355.202015
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 28.0033.4748.082014
Winnipeg – Manitoba 31.25 39.00 49.29 2014
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 22.0035.1645.002014
Halifax – Nova Scotia 22.0035.5846.632014
Toronto – Ontario 15.7832.0054.952014
Ottawa – Ontario 25.0041.80 50.48 2013
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 17.3533.0051.792014
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie- Ontario 17.3533.00 51.792014
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 16.0333.00 49.452014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)21.2532.3946.502014


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Assisting in the development of government health policy
›› Designing and implementing health projects or programs
›› Monitoring and evaluating existing health care programs
Comparison with employment group

The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in law and social, community and government services, which includes health 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.

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