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COMMERCE 2BC3 - Human Resource Management & Labour Relations

Job and career related resources with an emphasis on Canada.

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Salary Sources - Canada

Use a salary calculator to benchmark compensation rates for a variety of positions in different geographical locations.

  • open accessCanadian Salary Survey (
    Provides a summary of the range of salaries that are currently being earned by professionals in each of numerous skilled occupations, listed as A, B, or o on the National Occupation Classification (NOC).
  • open accessCompare Wages (Government of Canada)
    View wage reports by occupation or by city or postal code.
  • open accessEarnings, Wages and Non-Wage Benefits  (Statistics Canada)
  • open accessEmployment Statistics  (DeGroote School of Business)
    Includes results of the annual salary & employment survey taken by commerce and MBA graduates. Go to Employment Outcomes for statistics.
  • open accessGlassdoor - Salaries and Compensation (Glassdoor)
    Includes salary information for specific jobs at different companies in Canada.
  • open accessHays Salary Centre (Hays Specialist Recruitment Canada)
    Includes a salary search, salary guide (download requires free registration), and market update videos.
  • open accessRandstand Salary Guide (Randstad Interim Inc)requires free registration for downloads
    Includes salary guides for engineering, finance and accounting, human resources, manufacturing & logistics, office & administration,  sales & marketing, and technologies. 
  • open accessRobert Half Salary Guide (Robert Half Canada Inc.) - requires free registration to get reports by email
    Includes salary guides for finance & accounting, technology, legal, office & administrative, and creative & marketing.
  • open accessSalary and Benefits Information (Monster)
  • open accessZipRecruiter: Real Salaries from Real Employers (ZipRecruiter)
    Search by title, keywords, major/area of study and geography

Salary Sources - United States

Salary Sources - International

Trade Associations

Trade associations often conduct salary surveys of employees in a particular field. Try these directories to identify associations in your field of interest. Visit their web site and look for a wage or salary information link. The directories typically provide association contact details, mandate, membership and web site information.

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