Data Entry Clerk Salary Canada

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Average Data Entry Clerk’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Data Entry Clerks.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1422.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: data entry operator, EDP (electronic data-processing) equipment operator and data control clerk.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $25.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto, New Brunswick at $16.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $32,000 – $42,000.

Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will be similar to job vacancies in this profession for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Data Entry Clerks in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*18.8025.0033.372017
Edmonton – Alberta*17.6225.0027.672017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 12.0018.5025.002016
Winnipeg – Manitoba11.7516.9625.002016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick13.0016.0025.242016
Halifax – Nova Scotia(1)13.0016.8323.002016
Toronto – Ontario 12.0016.0027.502016
Ottawa – Ontario(1) 12.0016.8327.002016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 12.0016.8327.002016
Windsor / Sarnia Region – Ontario 12.0016.8327.002016
Prince Edward Island 11.5021.0028.212016
Montreal – Quebec 12.0016.4825.002016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan14.7020.1526.002016


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Inputting data into computerized databases or spreadsheets
›› Importing and/or exporting data between different kinds of software
›› Receiving and registering documents for data capture
Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for office support occupations, which includes data entry clerks, is $22.13. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $805, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $42,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 35,000 data entry clerks working in Canada.

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