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Average High School Teacher’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for High School Teachers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 4031.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: secondary school teacher and high school teacher.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Toronto and Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie, Ontario at $44.87 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest, British Columbia at $31.32 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $60,000 – $90,000.
Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future. The number of students going to high schools should remain stable, which will limit the need for new teaching positions.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for High School Teachers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*||27.75||35.82||46.71||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||22.16||38.54||51.03||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||19.23||31.32||48.08||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||21.75||39.42||53.30||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||26.67||36.06||40.38||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||20.00||37.02||43.96||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||22.50||44.87||54.73||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||31.73||44.23||52.75||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||25.64||44.71||54.40||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||28.00||44.87||55.38||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||26.67||35.90||41.67||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec||18.27||33.17||45.67||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||27.88||37.69||50.77||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in education services, which includes secondary school teachers, is $38.16. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,428, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $74,000.
There are over 150,000 secondary school teachers working in Canada.