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Average Audiologists’ and Speech-Language Pathologists’ Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 3141.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: audiologist, speech therapist and speech-language pathologist.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $70,000 – $90,000.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $52.37 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec at $36.06 per hour.
Employment prospects for audiologists and speech-language Pathologists are expected to remain good in Canada. The government forecasts that an aging population and early intervention initiatives will continue to fuel demand for this profession.
Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.
Average (Median) Hourly Wages for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||43.27||52.37||52.37||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||29.13||52.37||71.10||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||32.35||38.90||43.94||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||24.62||37.00||49.51||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||26.00||40.00||43.59||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||26.00||40.00||43.59||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||27.04||40.51||50.55||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||27.04||40.51||50.55||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario(1)||27.04||40.51||50.55||2016|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula Region – Ontario||27.04||40.51||50.55||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||21.90||36.06||42.00||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar Region – Saskatchewan*(1)||37.66||42.57||45.98||2013|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in health (except nursing), which includes audiologists and speech-language pathologists, is $37.88. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1435, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment sector of $75,000.