Midwife Salary Canada

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Average Midwives and Practitioners of Natural Healing Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Midwives and Practitioners of Natural Healing.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 3232.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: midwife, acupuncturist, homeopath and reflexologist.

A typical full-time annual salary for midwives is in the region of $60,000 – $75,000.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg, Manitoba at $38.56 per hour.

Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future. Job prospects for each of the specializations may vary considerably.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Midwives and Practitioners of Natural Healing in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta10.2021.5843.792011
Edmonton – Alberta10.2012.0154.912011
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 10.2512.85 36.502011
Winnipeg – Manitoba 35.3438.5641.392009
Fredericton – New Brunswick
Halifax – Nova Scotia 15.2520.0026.202010
Toronto – Ontario
Ottawa – Ontario
Windsor-Essex County – Ontario
Kitchener, Cambridge, Guelph, Listowel – Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec
Saskatoon Area – Saskatchewan

Methodology*

Here is a summary of the main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
›› Midwives provide care to women and their babies during pregnancy, labour, birth and the post-natal period.
›› Acupuncturists and treat patients by the insertion of acupuncture needles
›› Herbalists advise patients on the use of herbs for the treatment of conditions
›› Reflexologists apply gentle finger pressure to patients hands or feet
›› Rolfers manipulate various parts of the body
Licensing

Registration with a regulatory body is required for midwives in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories. Registration with a regulatory body is required for acupuncturists in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.

Comparison with employment group

The 2016 full-time average hourly wage rate for technical occupations in health, which includes midwives and practitioners of natural healing, is $25.65. The 2016 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $966, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $50,000.

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