Education Policy Researchers Salary Canada

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Average Education Policy Researcher’s Salary

The table below details the hourly wages for Education Policy Researchers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this employment is 4166.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: education researcher, curriculum planner, education consultant and education policy officer.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $41.04 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax – Nova Scotia at $29.54 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $60,000 – $90,000.

Employment prospects for education policy researchers, consultants and program officers are good in Canada. Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Education Policy Researchers in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 22.45 31.81 53.94 2019
Edmonton – Alberta* 26.41 41.04 62.20 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 18.00 30.22 46.15 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 23.75 35.26 48.08 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 23.00 33.33 48.87 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 18.27 29.54 51.65 2018
Toronto – Ontario 14.00 35.00 52.88 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 17.00 35.19 52.88 2018
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 28.80 35.71 40.00 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 20.67 30.00 57.69 2018
Prince Edward Island(3) 20.67 35.90 52.22 2018
Montreal – Quebec 20.00 37.00 52.00 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 21.97 38.46 51.35 2018

Methodology*

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Conducting research and writing reports on education policies and programs
›› Evaluating curriculum programs and making recommendations
›› Providing ongoing professional training and development
Comparison with employment group

The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in law and social, community and government services, which includes education policy researchers, consultants and program officers, is $40.77. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,435, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $75,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 30,000 education policy researchers, consultants & program officers and recreation, sports & fitness policy researchers, consultants & program officers working in Canada.

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