Average Starting Salaries: Healthcare 2016

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Are you ready to hatch a career in healthcare?

You’re in luck! This diverse industry is always looking for talented young professionals. From nursing to pharmacy roles, you will surely find a rewarding career in this dynamic field.

To give you an idea of what to expect, here are a few of the average starting salaries for popular roles in the Canadian healthcare industry.

Registered Nurse (RN)
Vancouver, BC 58,732
Calgary, AB 57,960
Saskatoon, SK 56,172
Winnipeg, MB 50,549
Toronto, ON 50,504
Montreal, QC 48,040
Halifax, NS 51,655
St. John’s, NL 58,734
NATIONAL AVERAGE 50,759
Physiotherapist
Vancouver, BC 58,371
Calgary, AB 60,167
Saskatoon, SK 54,717
Winnipeg, MB 54,042
Toronto, ON 58,597
Montreal, QC 54,801
Halifax, NS 54,008
St. John’s, NL 56,748
NATIONAL AVERAGE 59,292
Pharmacist
Vancouver, BC 84,472
Calgary, AB 89,404
Saskatoon, SK 88,262
Winnipeg, MB 74,885
Toronto, ON 77,175
Montreal, QC 78,293
Halifax, NS 75,591
St. John’s, NL 86,099
NATIONAL AVERAGE 79,171
Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
Vancouver, BC 56,428
Calgary, AB 61,450
Saskatoon, SK 55,163
Winnipeg, MB 52,764
Toronto, ON 56,700
Montreal, QC 53,913
Halifax, NS 53,294
St. John’s, NL 55,054
NATIONAL AVERAGE 59,152
Laboratory Technologist
Vancouver, BC 56,253
Calgary, AB 58,080
Saskatoon, SK 53,696
Winnipeg, MB 51,570
Toronto, ON 59,943
Montreal, QC 51,147
Halifax, NS 50,449
St. John’s, NL 54,468
NATIONAL AVERAGE 50,308
Community Health Worker
Vancouver, BC 35,135
Calgary, AB 38,011
Saskatoon, SK 34,483
Winnipeg, MB 32,514
Toronto, ON 37,346
Montreal, QC 36,226
Halifax, NS 32,419
St. John’s, NL 36,406
NATIONAL AVERAGE 35,360

Want to learn more about the Healthcare industry? Check out our Career Guide!

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