Pediatrician Salary Canada



Pediatrician Salary Canada: In Canada there are approximately 69,267 physicians. Of these physicians, approximately 2321 are Pediatricians. The median Pediatrician salary in Canada is calculated by the Canadian Salary and Wage Guide and from a variety of other sources. Pediatricians work in a number of settings including hospitals, clinics and schools.

The salaries of a Pediatrician will vary depending on the location and the setting. The assumption was made that the Pediatricians 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.

Pediatrician Salary Canada Data:

Pediatrician Median Hourly  

Country

Low

Median

High

Canadian

32.2992 CAD

61.1938 CAD

78.3030 CAD

United States

$33.00

$62.52

$80.00

Pediatrician  Median Annual Salary

Country

Low

Median

High

Canadian

56,525.95 CAD

107,086.81 CAD

137,027.27 CAD

United States

$57,750

$109,410

$140,000

The lowest paid Pediatrician earns less than $59,000 CAD. The highest pediatrician salary is over $137,000 CAD. Some factors that influence wages include urban vs. rural practice areas, part time vs. full time employment, and cost of living.

Top 5 Canadian Provinces and Territories
The best paying Canadian provinces and territories for Pediatricians 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 Pediatricians
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 232 Pediatricians working or employed in Canada.

Where They Work
Of all the Pediatricians 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 working 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. Many physicians are self-employed. As a small business they can set up and participate in the benefits that their business provides. While Canada’s healthcare plan covers most healthcare needs there are some that are provided through employer provided benefit plans.