Athletic Trainer Salary Canada

An athletic trainer salary Canada is calculated by the Canadian Salary and Wage Guide and from a variety of other sources. The Athletic Trainers work in a number of settings including hospitals, clinics and schools.  Athletic Trainer salaries vary depending on the location and the setting.  The assumption was made that the Athletic Trainers reflected here were working an average of 35 hours per week with a total of 1750 hours per year. 

Socialized Medicine
In Canada, Socialized Medicine makes sure that all Canadian citizens are assured medical care for themselves and their family under the Canadian health care system.  This health care program provides Canadians preventative, as well as daily medical care from doctors. This ensures all Canadian citizens access to good medical and health care. Nearly all Canadian citizens, regardless of income or medical history qualify for this unique medical care.

Athletic Trainer Salary Canada: Median Hourly and Annual Data

An Athletic Trainer salary Canada averages $18.08 per hour. The lowest 10% earn less than $9.50 per hour and those in the upper 10% earn more than $28.93 per hour.






9.29 CAD

17.68 CAD

28.28 CAD

United States




On an annual basis the average salary is less than $32,000 The lowest 10% earn less than $20,000 per year while the upper 10% earn more than $50,000 per year. These salaries are calculated as a mean or average.






19,552 CAD

31,282 CAD

48,879 CAD

United States




Lowest and Highest Athletic Trainer Salary Canada:

The lowest paid Athletic trainer earns per hour less than:

9.78 CAD

$10.00 US

The highest paid Athletic trainer earns per hour more than:

19.55 CAD


Presumably this is offset by costs of living and other factors. The lower pay levels are associated with rural areas.  The highest pay levels are found in metropolitan areas. Demand and low supply seem to be a significant factor in fueling higher salaries.
Top 5 Provinces and Territories
The best states to earn an Athletic Trainer salary are Calgary-Alberta, Vancouver-Lower Mainland Southwest-British Columbia, Toronto-Canada, Ottawa-Ontario and Muskoka - Kawarthas - Peterborough - Ontario.

Other Industries that Employ Athletic Trainers
Other industries that employ athletic trainers are employed by schools, colleges, athletic facilities and tourist attractions. In fact, approximately half of all athletic trainers are employed outside of the traditional healthcare setting. 

Where They Work
Of all the Athletic Trainers employed in the Canada most work in hospitals, doctor offices and other health care practitioners.  A significant percentage of these professionals work in industries not considered as healthcare.

Fringe benefits will vary depending on business size and other factors.   A typical employment benefits package is worth over $15,000 CAD per year