Employment Insights

PrepCan's Employment Insights offers you a one-stop place to advance your employment market research in preparation for your landing in Canada. In this web page, you will find information about minimum and average wages, provincial labour market information, top employers, and other useful resources.

 


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ALBERTA

Minimum hourly wage: $13.60

Average hourly wage: $26.52

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 7.8%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Alberta's Top Employers (2017)

Alberta Alis OCC Info
Need help finding a job that fits who you are? You’ve come to the right place—OCCinfo is your one-stop source for up-to-date information on Alberta's occupations, educational programs, and schools. Find out how much you can earn and what your duties will be. It is your path to plan. Get started now.


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BRITISH COLUMBIA

Minimum hourly wage: $11.35

Average hourly wage: $23.85

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 4.9%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

British Columbia's Top Employers (2017)

Skilled Immigrant Infocentre, Employment Guides


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MANITOBA

Minimum hourly wage: $11.15

Average hourly wage: $22.72

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 5.2%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Manitoba's Top Employers (2017)


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NEW BRUNSWICK

Minimum hourly wage: $11.00

Average hourly wage: $21.51

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 7.8%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017)


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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Minimum hourly wage: $11.00

Average hourly wage: $24.90

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 14.5%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017)


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NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Minimum hourly wage: $12.50

Average hourly wage: $31.28

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 6.4%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information


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NOVA SCOTIA

Minimum hourly wage: $10.85

Average hourly wage: $21.55

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 8.7%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017)


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NUNAVUT

Minimum hourly wage: $13.00

Average hourly wage: $30.74

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 13.7%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information


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ONTARIO

Minimum hourly wage: $14.00

Average hourly wage: $23.68

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 5.9%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Greater’s Toronto’s Top Employers (2018)

Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers 2018


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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Minimum hourly wage: $11.25

Average hourly wage: $20.43

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 10.3%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017)


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QUEBEC

Minimum hourly wage: $11.25

Average hourly wage: $23.06

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 6.1%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Montreal's Top Employers (2017)


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SASKATCHEWAN

Minimum hourly wage: $10.96

Average hourly wage: $25.60

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 5.9%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information

Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2017)

Saskatchewan’s Top 100 Companies
Every year, SaskBusiness Magazine releases the official list of the Top 100 Companies in Saskatchewan. First published in 1984, the Top 100 List is a tribute to the province’s leading companies. Based on total sales revenue, participants of this Top 100 represent the most prominent businesses in Saskatchewan.

Sask Careers
This site is dedicated to helping all the job seekers located in Saskatchewan, Canada to find jobs that are suited to their skills and expertise.


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YUKON

Minimum hourly wage: $11.32

Average hourly wage: $26.55

Unemployment rate (October 2017): 3.7%

Job Market Trends and News

Labour Market Information


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Sources:

Minimum hourly wage: Government of Canada. Current And Forthcoming Minimum Hourly Wage Rates For Experienced Adult Workers in Canada. Retrieved from http://srv116.services.gc.ca/dimt-wid/sm-mw/rpt1.aspx

Average hourly wage: Statistics Canada. Average hourly earnings (including overtime) for employees paid by the hour, by province and territory. Retrieved from https://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/labr80-eng.htm

Unemployment rate:

  • Government of Canada, Job Market Trends and News. Retrieved from https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/LMI_bulletin.do
  • NWT Bureau of Statistics. Labour Market Activity Monthly, rates. Retrieved from http://www.statsnwt.ca/indicators/employment_unemployment/
  • Yukon Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved from http://www.eco.gov.yk.ca/stats/pdf/employment_oct17.pdf
  • Government of Nunavut. Statistics Home. Retrieved from https://www.gov.nu.ca/sites/default/files/labour_force_statsupdate_october_2017.pdf

 

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