Truck Driver Salary in Canada

Truck Driver Salary in Canada

In Canada, truck driver wages ranged from $14.00/hr. to $32.00/hr. in 2016.


Salaries for truck drivers vary by province. For example, in 2016, truck drivers had the highest wages in Alberta.

TRANSPORT TRUCK DRIVERS (NOC 7511-C)
Wages ($/hr)
 Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 14 20.4 32
Alberta 18 26 39
British Columbia 15 24.95 35.14
Newfoundland and Labrador 13.5 20 35
Saskatchewan 15.38 23.63 35
Yukon 25 28 32.32
Northwest Territories 22 26 30
Manitoba 13 20 29
Ontario 13 20 29
Nunavut 19.5 24 28.29
New Brunswick 12.5 17.26 27
Prince Edward Island 12 16.5 27
Québec 13.5 18.6 26.67
Nova Scotia 12.82 18 25.64
Source: Job Bank. November 2016*

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

Licensing

Requirements vary from one province or territory to another. For a regulated occupation, you must have a licence or certificate, or be registered with the regulatory body before you can legally start practising your trade or profession.

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