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Nurse Salary - Canada

Posted by nursingbc on August 20, 2009 at 4:05 AM

FAQ: People with Jobs in Nursing Nurse Salary - CanadaTo find the typical nurse salary in Canada, a number of factors need tobe considered. In fact, there may be no such thing as a "typical" nursesalary. Canada, like other countries, has varied nursing salariesdepending on the specific location, employment setting, and nursingposition. A common question is, "what is the average nurse salary inCanada?" Salary researchers will find it more helpful, however, to askspecific questions. How does a nursing salary at a hospital compare tothe salary offered at a private practice? Which cities offer thehighest nurse salary in Canada? Who earns more, a registered nurse orlicensed practical nurse? These questions can all be answered usingPayScale's nurse salary data for Canada.


 

Comparing the median Nurse Salary in Canada by Job Titleshows that a wide range is possible for a nurse's salary. Canadacurrently offers the highest salaries to nurse manager and nursepractitioner positions. This is typical for nursing salaries sincenurse managers and nurse practitioners undergo more extensive training,and carry more responsibility, than many other nursing positions. Thesecond highest nurse salary in Canada goes to registered nurses whowork in either the operating or emergency room. Turning to the Nurse Salary in Canada by Citychart, we can get an idea of the impact that location has on salaries.There's not a huge difference in salary range between the cities shownon this chart, but we can see that Winnipeg, Vancouver and Toronto havethree of the highest median nurse salaries in Canada. Location may haveless of an impact on a nurse's salary than experience. While all nursesundergo some form of training to prepare for the job, nursing is ahands-on career that benefits from practical experience. It makes sensethat a nurse salary would be higher for those who have greaterexperience and are thus more prepared to face whatever challenges mayarise on the job. Measuring a Nurse Salary in Canada by Years Experienceshows that the median salary for entry-level positions is significantlylower than the median nurse salary after several years of experience.


 

To expand your salary research, see how a nurse salary in Canada compares to a Nurse Salary in the United States. For more detailed reports on specific nursing positions in Canada, view the links below.

Nursing Salary LinksLicensed Practical Nurse Salary - Canada

Nurse Practitioner Salary - Canada

ICU Nurse Salary - Canada

Nurse Manager Salary - Canada


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7 Comments

Reply EDUUARDO MENESES
6:09 PM on October 29, 2009 
I WANT TO KNOW WHAT IS THE SALARY FOR A REGISTER NURSE IN CANADA PLEASE.. I JUST GRADUATE FROM COLLEGE..AND I WOULD LIKE TO FIND A JOB IN CANADA... BUT FIRST PLEASE TELL ME HOW MUCH WILL BE THE SALARY.... THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR HELP.... A/TTE.... EDUARDO.
Reply soumya
5:32 AM on November 20, 2009 
need 2 know much salary will i get from canada a a registerd nurse
Reply RosieI
6:37 AM on May 5, 2010 
I'm a registered nurse currently practicing my profession in KSA as a hemodialysis nurse. i wanted to know if I have a chance to work as a hemodialysis nurse in Canada? How much is the salary?
Reply soniya
8:42 AM on June 4, 2011 
Respected sir/madam
I would like to know about the job process in canada i have done GNM with 1yr experience i need a job in canada as my spouse is already there working for riglogistic.inc transportation on work permit,i m currently preparing for CRNE exam, need ur help kindly reply
Reply Nadia
6:18 AM on June 9, 2011 
HI SONIYA

u said u are preparing for CRNE, how are you studying i mean, u taking classes or which books u using? am planning to sit for CRNE nex year and need some guidance how to start about with the preparation. thanks
Reply anonymous
7:54 AM on March 4, 2012 
is m applicable for applyingfor CRNE examination in tronto canada from india, m waiting for ur answer.
Reply sandeep
12:53 AM on July 2, 2012 
Hai,
Registered Nurses in canada makes good money, when compared to other countries.Salary depends on which province you are working or where you are working. In General , RN makes $ 30- 46 for an hour.

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