Human Resources Specialist Salary Canada

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Average Human Resources Specialist Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Specialists in Human Resources.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this employment is 1121.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: human resources consultant, wage analyst, conciliator and industrial relations officer.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $41.01 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg, Manitoba at $29.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $65,000 – $75,000.

Employment prospects for specialists in human resources 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 Human Resources in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta*25.1138.9667.352015
Edmonton – Alberta*24.4241.0154.202015
British Columbia 22.0033.0051.472014
Winnipeg – Manitoba 19.3529.00 48.522014
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick21.0732.4345.372011
Halifax – Nova Scotia 15.0029.21 43.272014
Toronto – Ontario 20.00 37.00 51.282014
Ottawa – Ontario 21.0037.56 57.95 2014
London – Ontario 19.25 34.97 52.822014
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario(1) 19.25 34.97 52.822014
Prince Edward Island21.7931.2540.262014
Montreal – Quebec 17.5030.2250.002014
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan21.7937.5051.442014

Methodology*

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Hiring and overseeing training of staff
›› Planning and administering staffing, training and career development
›› Negotiating collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers
Comparison with employment unit

The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in business and finance, which includes specialists in human resources, is $32.31. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1250, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $65,000.

Visa

Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.

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