Stock Broker Salary Canada

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Average Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and Stock Broker’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and Brokers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1113.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: securities trader, stock broker, investment dealer and foreign exchange dealer.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $36.08 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest, British Columbia at $24.04 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $70,000.

Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and Brokers in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*(1)19.3036.0889.422017
Edmonton – Alberta*(1)19.3036.0889.422017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia(1) 10.4524.0457.692014
Winnipeg – Manitoba11.0032.97143.012011
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick
Halifax – Nova Scotia 10.8532.20113.092011
Toronto – Ontario16.0032.0576.922016
Ottawa – Ontario(1)17.3130.5774.122016
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario(1)17.3130.5774.122016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario(1)17.3130.5774.122016
Prince Edward Island
Montreal – Quebec17.0032.9752.452015
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan(1)10.6028.4060.452011


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Buying and selling shares for clients
›› Advising clients about potential investments
›› Preparing reviews of portfolios’ positions
›› Interpreting financial reports and investment information

Currently, this occupation is an eligible occupation for express entry immigration with the federal skilled worker permanent resident visa.

Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in business and finance, which includes securities agents, investment dealers and stock brokers, is $36.37. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1250, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $65,000.

Number In Employment

There are over 20,000 securities agents, investment dealers and stock brokers working in Canada.

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