Whether you’re looking for a new career or already working in one of Canada’s major cities, there’s a lot about the employment landscape you may not know.
To do our bit, we’ve pulled together some interesting stats on salaries, bonuses, and commute times as well as other key areas that impact daily work life in Canada.
Salaries – Calgary owns top spot for the highest average media salary at $59,596, closely followed by Toronto ($57,823)
Commute Times – The longest average one-way commute times in Canada are Toronto (36.8 minutes), Montreal (30.5 minutes), and Vancouver (29.7 minutes) respectively. Happy motoring.
Most Popular Certifications – By enrollment, a general Business Certificate, Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) are the most popular certifications in Canada.
Perks – The most popular benefits at Canadian companies are Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, Paid Sick Leave, Company Cell Phone, and RRSPs.
Average Vacation Weeks by Years of Experience – Less than 1 year (1.7 weeks), 1-4 years (2.1 weeks), 5-9 years (2.9 weeks), 10-19 years (3.1 weeks), 20 years or more (3.5 weeks).
Most Popular Product or Business Activity – Financial Services, Constructive, and Manufacturing and Distribution.
Highest Median Commission by City – Toronto ($13, 543).
Median Hourly Rate by Degree/Major Subject – Master of Business Administration ($25.88), Bachelor of Science, Computer Science ($25.58/hr), and Bachelor of Science, Biology ($19.42).
Frequency of Travel for Business – 34% of Canadian report that they either don’t travel at all or very seldom
Biggest Profit Sharing by City – Calgary ($3,970) , Toronto ($2,966), and Vancouver ($2,895).
Full research report is available from Payscale.
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