Waiter – Waitress Salary in Canada

In Canada, the median wage for waiters is $10.85/hr.

Waiter Salary in Canada

In 2017, waiters in Quebec reported higher salaries.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVERS (NOC 6513-C)
 2017 Wages ($/yr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 10.85 10.85 16
Québec 11.25 11.25 22.19
Yukon 11.32 13 18
Newfoundland and Labrador 11 11 16.14
British Columbia 11.35 11.35 15.69
Alberta 13.6 13.6 15
Ontario 14 14 15
Saskatchewan 10.96 11 14.49
Manitoba 11.15 11.15 13.17
Nova Scotia 10.85 10.85 13
Prince Edward Island 11.25 11.25 12.5
New Brunswick 11 11 12
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut N/A N/A N/A
Source: Job Bank. September 2017*



According to Canada’s Job Bank, in 2016, the median wage for a waitress in Canada was $10.5/hr.

In 2016, waiters had the lowest wage ($10.5/hr.) in Newfoundland and Labrador.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVERS (NOC 6513-C)
 2016 Wages ($/hr)
Province/Territory Low Median High
Canada 10.5 10.5 15.6
Québec 10.75 10.75 21.4
Yukon 11.07 13 18
Newfoundland and Labrador 10.5 10.75 17.71
British Columbia 10.85 10.85 15.14
Alberta 12.2 12.2 15
Saskatchewan 10.72 10.72 14.38
Ontario 11.4 11.4 14.25
Nova Scotia 10.7 10.7 12.95
Manitoba 11 11 12.75
Prince Edward Island 11 11 12.5
New Brunswick 10.65 10.65 12
Northwest Territories N/A N/A N/A
Nunavut 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

Occupations in the tourism/hospitality industry are not regulated in Canada. This means that you are not required to register with one of the provincial or territorial regulatory authorities to be authorized to practise occupations in the tourism industry anywhere in Canada.

WAITER SALARY IN CANADA 2017

WAITER SALARY IN CANADA 2016

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