Real Estate Agents and Salespersons Salary Canada

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Average Real Estate Agents and Salesperson’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Real Estate Agents and Salespersons.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6232.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: real estate agent, real estate broker, commercial real estate salesperson and residential real estate agent.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Alberta at $30.83 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax, Nova Scotia at $19.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $40,000 – $75,000.

Employment prospects for real estate agents and salespersons 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 Real Estate Agents and Salespersons in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*(1)16.7030.83104.902017
Edmonton – Alberta*(1)16.7030.83104.902017
Lower Mainland / Southwest – British Columbia(2)10.2519.0947.92 2011
Winnipeg – Manitoba(2) 10.70 26.2957.55 2011
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1), (2) 10.9420.0036.062013
Halifax – Nova Scotia10.4019.0034.872013
Toronto – Ontario14.2821.4240.802013
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario11.0019.2343.272013
Ottawa – Ontario(1)11.0019.2343.272013
London – Ontario11.0019.2343.272013
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec11.6721.2544.122013
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan*(1)36.052013


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Advertising and listing properties for sale
›› Organising and negotiating property sales and contracts
›› Arranging open homes and viewings of properties
›› Renting or leasing properties on behalf of clients
Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations, which includes real estate agents and salespersons, is $23.05. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $817, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $42,000.

Number in employment

There are over 90,000 real estate agents and salespersons working in Canada.

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