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Average Purchasing Agent’s and Officer’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Purchasing Agents and Officers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1225.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: purchasing agent, procurement officer and contracts officer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $45.50 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick at $23.08.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $55,000 – $70,000.
Employment prospects for purchasing agents and 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 Purchasing Agents and Officers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||23.56||45.50||73.96||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||20.00||32.78||63.46||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||14.42||24.04||40.87||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||19.48||26.67||43.27||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||15.87||23.08||34.00||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||17.95||24.44||33.65||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||15.38||26.00||44.51||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario(1)||16.00||26.00||42.76||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||16.00||26.00||42.76||2016|
|Kitchener/ Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||19.95||25.00||36.06||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||20.00||26.44||32.00||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||18.03||28.37||58.75||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations, which includes purchasing agents and officers, is $26.37. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $945, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $49,000.
There are over 50,000 purchasing agents and officers working in Canada.