Wages by agricultural commodity

Apiary Products

Supervisor = Higher-skilled occupation
Technician/worker = One or more years of apiary work experience, lower-skilled occupation
Labourer = No apiary work experience, lower-skilled occupation

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB Supervisor $14.28
Technician/worker $13.16 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
Labourer $12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
BC Supervisor $14.25
Technician/worker $13.60
Labourer $12.41
MB Supervisor $13.15
Technician/worker $11.64
Labourer $11.18
NB Supervisor $13.49
Technician/worker $11.49
Labourer $10.65 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2017)
NL Supervisor $14.24
Technician/worker $12.09
Labourer $11.04
NS Supervisor $13.24
Technician/worker $12.09
Labourer $11.04
ON Supervisor $15.42
Technician/worker $12.04
Labourer $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
PE Supervisor $16.00
Technician/worker $11.61
Labourer $11.00
SK Supervisor $14.28
Technician/worker $11.83
Labourer $10.78

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Fruits, vegetables (including canning/processing of these products if grown on the farm)

Province January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB $12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
BC $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
MB $11.18
NB $10.65 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2017)
NL $11.03
NS $10.77
ON $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
PE $11.00
SK $10.72
YT $11.07

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Mushrooms

Labourer (NOC 8611) = Job duties include picking, sorting, loading and cleaning mushrooms.
Worker (NOC 8431) = Job duties include picking, sorting, loading and cleaning mushrooms, as well as planting, examining mushrooms for quality and monitoring waterlines, airflow, humidity and temperature

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB Labourer $13.00 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
Worker $18.00
BC Labourer $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
Worker $15.00
MB Labourer $11.73
Worker $16.00
NB Labourer $13.00
Worker $13.79
NL Labourer $11.00
Worker $13.00
NS Labourer $11.76
Worker $12.00
ON Labourer $12.00
Worker $14.00
PE Labourer $13.00
Worker $13.00
SK Labourer $11.73
Worker $18.00

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Flowers

Province January 1, 2017 wage ($/hour)
AB $12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
BC $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
MB $11.18
NB $10.65 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2017)
NL $11.03
NS $10.77
ON $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
PE $11.00
SK $10.72
YT $11.07

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Nursery-grown trees including Christmas trees, greenhouses/nurseries

Province January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB $12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
BC $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
MB $11.18
NB $10.65 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2017)
NL $11.03
NS $10.77
ON $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
PE $11.00
SK $10.72
YT $11.07

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Pedigreed canola seed

Province January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB $18.00
BC $15.00
MB $16.00
NB $13.79
NL $13.00
NS $12.00
ON $14.00
PE $13.00
SK $18.00

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Sod

Province January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB $12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
BC $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
MB $11.18
NB $10.65 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2017)
NL $11.03
NS $11.03
ON $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
PE $11.00
SK $10.72

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Tobacco

Province January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB $12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
BC $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
MB $11.18
NB $10.65 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2017)
NL $11.03
NS $11.03
ON $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
PE $11.00
SK $10.72

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Bovine

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$12.88 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $14.99
BC lower-skilled $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
higher-skilled $13.39
MB lower-skilled $12.88
higher-skilled $15.29
NB lower-skilled $11.68
higher-skilled $15.29
NS lower-skilled $10.77
higher-skilled $12.85
ON lower-skilled $12.88
higher-skilled $14.96
PE lower-skilled $11.84
higher-skilled $15.29
SK lower-skilled $12.88
higher-skilled $15.29

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Dairy

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled $12.88 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $15.30
BC lower-skilled $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
higher-skilled $13.39
MB lower-skilled $12.88
higher-skilled $15.29
NB lower-skilled $11.92
higher-skilled $15.29
NL lower-skilled $12.85
higher-skilled $15.29
NS lower-skilled $10.77
higher-skilled $12.85
ON lower-skilled $12.88
higher-skilled $15.30
PE lower-skilled $11.84
higher-skilled $15.29
SK lower-skilled $12.88
higher-skilled $15.29

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Duck

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $15.29
BC lower-skilled $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
higher-skilled $13.39
MB lower-skilled $11.75
higher-skilled $15.29
NB lower-skilled $11.75
higher-skilled $15.29
NS lower-skilled $10.77
higher-skilled $12.85
ON lower-skilled $11.75
higher-skilled $14.96
PE lower-skilled $11.75
higher-skilled $15.29
SK lower-skilled $11.75
higher-skilled $15.29

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Horse

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$13.38 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $15.47
BC lower-skilled $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
higher-skilled $13.39
MB lower-skilled $13.38
higher-skilled $15.29
NB lower-skilled $11.92
higher-skilled $15.29
NS lower-skilled $10.77
higher-skilled $12.85
ON lower-skilled $13.07
higher-skilled $14.96
PE lower-skilled $11.84
higher-skilled $15.29
SK lower-skilled $13.38
higher-skilled $15.29

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Mink

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $15.29
BC lower-skilled $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
higher-skilled $13.39
MB lower-skilled $11.18
higher-skilled $15.29
NB lower-skilled $11.16
higher-skilled $15.29
NL lower-skilled $11.17
higher-skilled $15.30
NS lower-skilled $10.77
higher-skilled $12.85
ON lower-skilled $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $14.96
PE lower-skilled $11.16
higher-skilled $15.29
SK lower-skilled $11.16
higher-skilled $15.29

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Poultry

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $15.29
BC lower-skilled $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
higher-skilled $13.39
MB lower-skilled $11.18
higher-skilled $15.29
NB lower-skilled $10.93
higher-skilled $15.29
NL lower-skilled $11.17
higher-skilled $15.30
NS lower-skilled $10.77
higher-skilled $12.85
ON lower-skilled $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $14.96
PE lower-skilled $11.00
higher-skilled $15.29
SK lower-skilled $10.93
higher-skilled $15.29

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Sheep

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$12.34 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $15.29
BC lower-skilled $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
higher-skilled $13.39
MB lower-skilled $12.34
higher-skilled $15.29
NB lower-skilled $11.92
higher-skilled $15.29
NS lower-skilled $10.77
higher-skilled $12.85
ON lower-skilled $12.34
higher-skilled $14.96
PE lower-skilled $11.84
higher-skilled $15.29
SK lower-skilled $12.34
higher-skilled $15.29

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

Swine

Province Position January 1, 2017 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$12.20 ($13.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $15.29
BC lower-skilled $10.85 ($11.35 as of September 15, 2017)
higher-skilled $13.39
MB lower-skilled $11.18
higher-skilled $15.29
NB lower-skilled $11.16
higher-skilled $15.29
NL lower-skilled $10.81 ($11.00 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $12.85
NS lower-skilled $10.77
higher-skilled $12.85
ON lower-skilled $11.43 ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017)
higher-skilled $14.96
PE lower-skilled $11.16
higher-skilled $15.29
SK lower-skilled $11.16
higher-skilled $15.29

Quebec employers: please consult the website of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Diversité et de l'Inclusion (in French only).

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