Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries Salary Canada

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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

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
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

Methodology*

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Analysing and solving problems using mathematical and statistical modelling
›› Using mathematical models to forecast and calculate the probable future costs of insurance and pension benefits
›› Using computers to make graphs, tables and charts of data
Number in employment

There are over 15,000 mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries working in Canada.

Comparison with employment group

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.

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