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Average Aerospace Engineers’ Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Aerospace Engineers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2146.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: aerospace engineer, aircraft design engineer and aerodynamics engineer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta at $53.01 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax, Nova Scotia at $31.08 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $70,000 – $110,000.
Employment prospects for aerospace engineers are good in Canada. The government forecasts that the number of job seekers will be insufficient to fill the job vacancies for the near future. The strength of the aerospace sector will create higher than average employment growth for this profession.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Aerospace Engineers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||51.49||53.01||61.01||2013|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||51.49||53.01||61.01||2013|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||17.53||36.66||51.94||2011|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||19.27||35.10||41.26||2011|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||–||–||–||–|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||22.74||31.08||44.39||2011|
|Toronto – Ontario||21.00||38.46||57.00||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||21.00||38.46||57.00||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||30.55||44.79||58.13||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1)||21.00||38.46||57.00||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||22.50||44.38||68.27||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||–||–||–||–|
Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes aerospace engineers, is $40.85. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,538, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $80,000.
There are over 30,000 aerospace and other professional engineers working in Canada.