Human Resources Officer Salary Canada

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Average Human Resources, Personnel and Recruitment Officer’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Personnel and Recruitment Officers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1223.

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

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in itchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario at $31.87 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in New Brunswick at $21.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $45,000 – $65,000.

Employment prospects for human resources, personnel and recruitment officers are good in Canada. Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Human Resources, Personnel and Recruitment Officers in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 23.08 29.78 66.97 2019
Edmonton – Alberta* 23.14 28.37 40.48 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 14.67 26.00 39.90 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 13.00 23.42 38.00 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 12.16 21.00 34.44 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 18.86 25.00 41.41 2018
Toronto – Ontario 17.00 28.85 40.66 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 17.00 28.85 40.66 2018
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 17.00 28.85 40.66 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 19.23 31.87 40.26 2018
Prince Edward Island 16.50 26.30 41.03 2018
Montreal – Quebec 18.00 25.00 38.46 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1) 32.00 31.25 47.12 2018

Methodology

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Collecting and screening job applications
›› Advising job applicants on employment requirements
›› Notifying applicants of results of selection processes and preparing job offers
›› Preparing staff handbooks
Comparison with employment unit

The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations, which includes human resources, personnel and recruitment officers, is $28.97. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,008, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $52,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 30,000 human resources, personnel and recruitment officers working in Canada.

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Executive Assistants
Personnel Clerks
Secretaries
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