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10 Lowest Paying Jobs In Canada 2018

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After reviewing multiple from data’s Statistics Canada, our team rank the lowest paying jobs in Canada. According to Statistics Canada, the average wage for Canadian employees is currently $952 per week or just under $50,000 a year. Most of the jobs on our high-paying list earn at least three times that much and the lowest paying occupations pay less than half the average.

Here Are The lowest paying jobs in Canada 2018

• Sewing machine operator – $22,514 – $41,546

• Cook, fast food – $20,994 – $26,026

• Cashier – $21,183 – $29,156

• Dishwasher – $21,286 – $28,540

• Bartender -$20,091 – $42,837

• Restaurant host/hostess – $21,113 – $29,120

• Service station attendant – $21,052 – $32,357

• Food and beverage server – $22,360 – $30,369

• Food counter attendant / kitchen help – $21,184 – $32,888

• Babysitters, nannies, and parent’s helpers – $20,880 – $37,354

Please keep in mind that this list does not take tipping into account. Bartenders and wait staff, particularly at higher-end establishments, can make very comfortable incomes with low hourly wages but the bulk of their income coming from tips.

The federal government’s Working in Canada website breaks down the salaries for different occupation by province and even by city.

Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson is 3rd-year University student at Brigham Young University and  Financial Writer for University Magazine and Edmonton Gazette

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