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 Toronto, Ontario at $50.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Montreal, Quebec at $40.00 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.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*(1) 37.26 48.15 81.72 2017
Edmonton – Alberta* 37.26 47.04 81.72 2017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia 26.25 40.97 53.57 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick
Halifax – Nova Scotia
Toronto – Ontario 31.73 50.00 66.67 2016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 30.05 43.27 61.54 2016
Ottawa – Ontario 30.05 43.27 61.54 2016
London – Ontario(1) 30.05 43.27 61.54 2016
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec 12.00 40.00 59.34 2016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan*(1) 23.71 43.77 87.20 2013


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 10,000 mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries working in Canada.

Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries, is $40.85. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,538, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $80,000.

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