Obstetrician Salary Canada

The median Obstetrician Salary Canada iscalculated by the Canadian Salary and Wage Guide and from a variety of other sources.  Obstetricians work in a number of settings including hospitals, clinics and schools. The salaries of Obstetricians vary depending on the location and the setting. The assumption was made that the Obstetrician 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.

Obstetrician Salary Canada:

Median Hourly






32.2992 CAD

61.1938 CAD

78.3030 CAD

United States










56,525.95 CAD

107,086.81 CAD

137,027.27 CAD

United States




The lowest paid Obstetrician earns less than $56,000 CAD while the highest paid Obstetrician earns more than $137,000. The lower salary may be related to those physicians who work part time and/or in areas where there are fewer patients. Wages are also related to cost of living in some areas. Metropolitan and more expensive areas usually have higher healthcare wages.  

Top 5 Provinces

The top paying provinces and territories to earn a Obstetricians salary are Calgary-Alberta, Edmonton-Alberta, Fredericton-New Brunswick, London-Woodstock Area –Ontario and Winnipeg-Manitoba. These salaries are calculated as an annual mean or average. 

Other Industries that Employ Obstetricians

A small percentage work in multi-specialty practice settings or in private practice. Universities, government and military agencies employ a small number of Obstetricians.

Employment Data

According to Canadian Salary and Wage guide the majority of the Obstetricians work in private practice. 


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