Data Entry Clerk Salary Canada

See table for salaries.

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 Calgary, Alberta at $22.48 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec at $16.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $32,000 – $48,000.

Government labour market data indicates that there will be a labour surplus in this profession for the near future.

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

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 15.00 22.48 34.04 2019
Edmonton – Alberta* 17.40 20.77 27.67 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 14.00 20.00 32.69 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 11.65 18.38 30.01 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick 11.50 21.00 26.00 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 12.05 19.23 23.50 2018
Toronto – Ontario 14.00 20.00 31.67 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 14.00 20.19 32.31 2018
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 14.00 20.00 25.60 2018
Windsor / Sarnia Region – Ontario(1) 14.00 20.00 31.25 2018
Prince Edward Island 14.53 20.00 23.65 2018
Montreal – Quebec 15.00 16.00 25.84 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 15.00 20.67 25.13 2018

Methodology

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 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for office support occupations, which includes data entry clerks, is $24.50. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $884, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $46,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 30,000 data entry clerks and desktop publishing operators working in Canada.

These occupations may also be of interest:

Accounting Related Clerks
Administrative Clerks
Bookkeepers
General Office Clerks
Payroll Clerks
Purchasing and Inventory Clerks
Supervisors, General Office and Administrative Support Clerks
Supervisors, Finance and Insurance Clerks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.