Family Doctor Salary in Canada

Family Doctors reported higher salaries in Saskatchewan

According to Canada’s Job Bank, in 2016, the median wage for family doctors and general practitioners in Canada was $125,002/year.

In 2016, family doctors reported lower salaries in Nova Scotia.

Wages ($/yr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 41,216 125,002 294,405
Saskatchewan 24,033 120,049 335,266
Alberta 54,003 125,239 326,535
Ontario 47,652 129,707 319,924
Newfoundland and Labrador 21,225 150,485 309,737
Québec 40,084 128,325 277,923
New Brunswick 48,210 122,065 276,379
Manitoba 44,803 118,682 273,224
British Columbia 40,144 104,451 242,695
Nova Scotia 22,512 111,830 202,431
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Prince Edward Island N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

*Wages are reviewed and updated on the Job Bank Web site on an annual basis.


Registration with a regulatory body is required in all provinces and territories for this occupation.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada

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