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Average Health Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officer’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Health Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 4165.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: health promotion program officer, health care planner, wellness consultant and occupational health and safety prevention officer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $39.46 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia at $30.11 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $60,000 – $80,000.
Employment prospects for health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are good in Canada. It is expected that there will be enough job seekers to fill job vacancies for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Health Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||30.36||39.46||48.42||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||30.04||38.48||66.59||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||19.00||30.11||43.27||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba(1)||21.63||36.12||49.70||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||16.10||33.00||45.87||2014|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||16.00||31.91||42.56||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||17.00||33.40||49.27||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||19.23||35.90||52.88||2016|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||17.86||33.40||49.27||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie- Ontario||17.86||33.40||49.27||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||16.10||33.00||45.87||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||19.78||32.00||46.67||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||20.00||36.79||47.48||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in law and social, community and government services, which includes health policy researchers, consultants and program officers, is $37.73. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,353, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $70,000.
There are over 80,000 health and social policy researchers, consultants & program officers working in Canada.