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Average Shipper’s and Receiver’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Shippers and Receivers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1521.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: shipper, receiver, import freight clerk, shipping agent, warehouse shipping clerk and supercargo.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $20.16 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Prince Edward Island at $14.25 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $30,000 – $40,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future. Employment growth will remain weak because of the growing use of new technologies. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Shippers and Receivers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||15.50||20.16||27.30||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta||15.00||19.80||29.18||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||11.50||16.50||28.00||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||12.00||16.43||23.08||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||11.00||17.80||22.73||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||11.25||14.42||20.97||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||12.00||16.50||23.00||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||12.00||19.00||25.00||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||12.00||15.90||28.00||2016|
|London – Ontario||11.60||17.00||24.00||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||11.28||14.25||20.00||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec||11.25||14.50||25.66||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||13.50||18.00||25.00||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations, which includes shippers and receivers, is $21.98. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $795, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $41,000.
There are over 110,000 shippers and receivers working in Canada.
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