Truck Driver Salary in Canada

In 2017, truck drivers reported higher wages in Alberta

Truck Driver Salary in Canada

In 2017, truck drivers reported higher wages in Alberta. The following table shows the truck driver salaries by province.

TRANSPORT TRUCK DRIVERS (NOC 7511-C)
 2017 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 14 21 32.6
Alberta 18 26 40
British Columbia 15 25 36.06
Yukon 25 28 35
Saskatchewan 16 24 34.62
Newfoundland and Labrador 14 20 32.71
Northwest Territories 22 26.7 32
Manitoba 13 20 30
Nunavut 19.5 25 30
Ontario 13 20 29.5
New Brunswick 12.24 17.7 28
Québec 14.29 19 28
Nova Scotia 13 18.16 26
Prince Edward Island 12 17 25
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*

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





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)
 2016 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.

TRUCK DRIVER SALARY IN CANADA 2017

TRUCK DRIVER SALARY IN CANADA 2016

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