Cashier Salary Canada

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Average Cashier’s Salary — Cashiers’ Wages in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Cashiers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6611.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation.

Examples of some job titles are: cashier, money counter, office cashier, self-serve gas bar cashier and grocery store cashier.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $17.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick at $11.50 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $23,000 – $33,000.

Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future, after a recent surplus of workers. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Cashiers in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 15.00 17.00 18.50 2019
Edmonton – Alberta* 15.00 15.75 24.64 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 13.85 13.85 19.40 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 11.65 11.65 15.00 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick 11.50 11.50 13.50 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 11.55 11.55 13.00 2018
Toronto – Ontario 14.00 14.00 15.00 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 14.00 14.00 15.00 2018
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 14.00 14.00 15.00 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 14.00 14.00 15.46 2018
Prince Edward Island 12.25 12.25 13.89 2018
Montreal – Quebec 12.50 12.50 15.45 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 11.32 12.00 17.95 2018

Methodology*

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Establishing the price of goods, services or admission and calculating total payment required
›› Receiving and processing payments for good and services
›› Organising and balancing the till floats for each day
Comparison with employment group

The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for sales support occupations, which includes cashiers, is $16.76. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $560, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $29,000.

Number in employment

There are over 300,000 cashiers working in Canada.

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Food Service Supervisors
Retail Trade Supervisors

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