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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 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 – $48,000.
Government labour market data indicates that there will be a labour surplus in this profession for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Data Entry Clerks in Canada
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$ per hr
$ per hr
|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|
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.
There are over 30,000 data entry clerks and desktop publishing operators working in Canada.
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