Police Officer Salary in Canada

In Canada, the median wage for police officers is $40.38/hr.

Police Officer Salary in Canada

In 2017, police officers reported higher wages in Alberta.

POLICE OFFICERS (EXCEPT COMMISSIONED) (NOC 4311-B)
 2017 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 22 40.38 50.96
Alberta 24.04 43.27 52.43
British Columbia 25.5 40 50.71
Manitoba 18.52 40.87 52.88
New Brunswick 20.67 38.46 43.69
Newfoundland and Labrador 24 40 47.12
Nova Scotia 21.15 39.9 48.08
Ontario 25 43 53
Prince Edward Island 20 39 49.04
Québec 17 36.06 45.88
Saskatchewan 23 40.87 52.4
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Yukon N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*

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

In 2017, the median wage for commissioned police officers was $50.43/hr.

COMMISSIONED POLICE OFFICERS (NOC 0431-0)
 2017 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 31.39 50.43 72.12
Ontario 27.09 57.09 74.17
Toronto Region 28.88 53.67 71.54
Other N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*

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





In 2016, police officers reported higher wages in Saskatchewan.

POLICE OFFICERS (EXCEPT COMMISSIONED) (NOC 4311-B)
Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 17 39.23 48.56
Saskatchewan 19.5 40 50.26
Ontario 20 41.35 49.74
Alberta 18 40.87 49.5
Manitoba 14.5 35 48.72
British Columbia 14.42 37.5 48.56
Newfoundland & Labrador 19.85 39.48 47.72
Québec 15 36 45.67
Nova Scotia 16.17 38.46 44.71
Prince Edward Island 11.25 37.98 43.27
New Brunswick 12 34.62 42.79
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut 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.

Licensing

This occupation is not regulated in Canada. This means that you are not required to be registered with one of the provincial or territorial regulatory authorities to be authorized to practise this occupation in Canada.

POLICE OFFICER SALARY IN CANADA 2017

POLICE OFFICER SALARY IN CANADA 2016



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