Internist Salary Canada



The average Internist Salary Canada is calculated by the Canadian Salary and Wage Guide and from a variety of other sources.  Internists work in a number of settings including hospitals, clinics and schools.  The salary of an internist varies depending on the location and the setting.  The assumption was made that the Internists reflected here were working an average of 35 hours per week with a total of 1750 hours per year. Internists are also known as Internal Medicine Doctors.

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.

Internist Salary Canada Data:

Median Hourly

Country

Low

Median

High

Canadian

32.30 CAD

61.19 CAD

78.30 CAD

United States

$44.97

$80.00

$107.35


Annually

Country

Low

Median

High

Canadian

56,526 CAD

107,087 CAD

137,027 CAD

United States

$93,540

$166,400

$223,300

The lowest Internist Salary Canada is less that 57,000 CAD while the highest earns over 137,000 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 Canadian Provinces and Territories
The best paying Canadian provinces and territories for the Internist to earn a salary based on hourly wages are Winnipeg-Manitoba, Halifax-Nova Scotia, Windsor-Essex County-Ontario, Calgary-Alberta and Edmonton-Alberta.

Other Industries that Employ Internists
Managed care organizations, the federal and state government and employment services offer other employment opportunities for these professionals

Employment Data
According to Statistical Information on Canadian physicians, there are approximately 36,024 Internists or general practice doctors working or employed in Canada. 

Where They Work
Of all the Internists employed in Canada, the majority of them work with direct patient care. However, a few can be located working in other medical related fields, with a small percentage work for colleges, universities or outpatient care centers.  The largest numbers of these physicians work in hospitals, clinics or doctor’s offices.

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