Taxi Driver Salary in Canada

Taxi drivers had higher salaries in Alberta

According to the latest figures, in Canada, a taxi driver earned a median wage of $14/hr in 2016.

In 2016, taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs reported the highest median wages in Alberta.


Wages ($/hr)

Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 10.5 14 26
Alberta 12.2 16.2 35
British Columbia 10.85 16.5 29
Saskatchewan 10.72 12.5 26
Northwest Territories 12.5 12.5 25.65
Manitoba 11 12 25
Ontario 11.4 12.82 25
Québec 10.75 14 22
New Brunswick N/A N/A N/A
Newfoundland and Labrador N/A N/A N/A
Nova Scotia 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.


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 bodies to be authorized to practise this occupation in Canada.

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