Food Service Supervisor Salary Canada

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Average Food Service Supervisor’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Food Service Supervisors.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6311.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: food service supervisor, canteen supervisor, cafeteria supervisor and hospital food service supervisor.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $15.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax – Nova Scotia at $12.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $22,000 – $30,000.

Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future. Job openings will result from both employment growth and retirements. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Food Service Supervisors in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta* 13.0015.0026.002017
Edmonton – Alberta* 13.2515.0022.812017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 11.3513.00 22.972016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 11.15 13.75 17.50 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick 11.0012.5017.002016
Halifax – Nova Scotia 10.8512.0016.002016
Toronto – Ontario 11.60 13.75 21.152016
Ottawa – Ontario 11.6012.35 16.002016
London – Ontario 11.6013.00 21.792016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 11.6013.00 23.082016
Prince Edward Island 11.2512.50 22.002016
Montreal – Quebec 11.2513.00 25.482016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan12.0014.0029.00 2016


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Supervising the activities of staff who prepare and serve food
›› Training staff in job duties
›› Ensuring that quality control standards are met
Comparison with employment unit

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for service supervisors and specialized service occupations, which includes food service supervisors, is $17.54. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $640, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $33,000.

Number in employment

There are over 60,000 food service supervisors working in Canada.

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