Human Resources Clerk Salary Canada

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Average Personnel Clerks’ Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Human Resources / Personnel Clerks.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1415.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: personnel clerk, employment clerk and human resources clerk.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $27.42 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg, Manitoba at $21.03 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $40,000 – $55,000.

Government labour market data indicates that the number of job seekers will balance job vacancies in this profession for the near future. Retirements will be the main source of job vacancies for this position.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Personnel Clerks in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*19.9427.4244.002017
Edmonton – Alberta*17.4027.4234.362017
Lower Mainland / Southwest – British Columbia 13.5022.6828.642016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 12.50 21.03 27.88 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 12.49 21.63 29.332016
Halifax – Nova Scotia(1) 12.4921.63 29.332016
Toronto – Ontario 14.0022.79 27.472016
Ottawa – Ontario 13.7522.00 28.002016
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 13.7522.00 28.002016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 13.7522.00 28.002016
Prince Edward Island 12.49 21.63 29.33 2016
Montreal – Quebec14.0021.5930.912016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Performing administrative tasks relating to personnel activities
›› Maintaining filing and registration systems
›› Answering enquiries from staff and the general public regarding personnel matters
Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for office support occupations, which includes personnel clerks, is $22.13. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $805, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $42,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 10,000 personnel and court clerks working in Canada.

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Payroll Clerks
Personnel and Recruitment Officers
Purchasing and Inventory Clerks
Supervisors, General Office and Administrative Support Clerks
Supervisors, Finance and Insurance Clerks

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