Radiologist Salary Canada



Radiologist Salary Canada

Radiologist Salary Canada: The average Diagnostic Medical Radiologists Salary is calculated by the Canadian Salary and Wage Guide and from a variety of other sources. Radiologists work in a number of settings including hospitals, clinics and schools. Radiologists’ salaries vary depending on their location and setting. The assumption was made that the Radiologists 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.

Radiologist Salary Canada Data:

Median Hourly  

Country

Low

Median

High

Canadian

24.4462 CAD

32.1051 CAD

42.9828 CAD

United States

$24.99

$32.82

$43.94

Annually

Country

Low

Median

High

Canadian

42,772.30 CAD

56,173.31 CAD

75,197.25 CAD

United States

$43,733

$57,435

$76,895

The lowest radiologist salary in Canada is less than $43,000 CAD while the highest salary is over $75,000 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 Provinces and Territories
The top paying states to earn a Radiologists salary are Calgary-Alberta, Ottawa-Ontario, Edmonton-Alberta, Fredericton-New Brunswick and Vancouver-Lower Mainland Southwest-British Columbia.

Other Industries that Employ Radiologists
A number of these professionals work for laboratories, employment agencies and for federal and state government agencies. The best paying industries for Radiologists are the medical and diagnostic laboratories.

Employment Data
According to the CARs, there are over 2000 regulated members of their organization who earn a salary through being employed as a Radiologist.

Where They Work
Of all the Radiologists employed in Canada, over 73% of them work in hospitals, with an additional 27% working in other medical related fields.

Private Practice vs. Employment
Given the nature of the work these professionals perform and the fact that much of their work has to be interpreted by a physician, diagnostic medical Radiologists are primarily employed by another agency rather than in private practice.

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. While Canada’s healthcare plan covers most healthcare needs there are some that are provided through employer provided benefit plans.