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Average Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuary’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2161.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: mathematician, statistician, actuary, operations research analyst and demographer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Ontario at $42.31 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg – Manitoba at $34.62 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $75,000 – $95,000.
Employment prospects for mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries are very good in Canada. The government forecasts that there will be too few job seekers to fill job vacancies in this profession for the near future. Job creation is expected to account for almost half of job vacancies.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||–||41.68||–||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||–||41.68||–||2019|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia||19.56||38.46||81.73||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||23.08||34.62||66.67||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||26.67||42.34||75.07||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia(1)||26.67||41.54||73.00||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||26.09||42.00||79.47||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||26.09||42.31||69.23||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||26.09||42.31||69.23||2018|
|London – Ontario||26.09||42.31||69.23||2018|
|Prince Edward Island(3)||26.00||42.00||69.23||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||26.00||42.00||69.23||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||19.23||41.03||52.88||2018|
There are over 15,000 mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries working in Canada.
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries, is $43.86. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,634, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $85,000.