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National Occupational Classification (NOC) migration

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has switched to the 2021 version of the NOC. Learn more about the NOC 2021 transition.

Apiary products

  • Supervisor
  • Technician/worker = One or more years of apiary work experience
  • Labourer = No apiary work experience, occupation

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Supervisor: $16.52
  • Technician/Worker: $16.52
  • Labourer: $16.52

British Columbia

  • Supervisor: $16.29
  • Technician/Worker: $16.05
  • Labourer: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Supervisor: $15.03
  • Technician/Worker: $13.50
  • Labourer: $13.50

New Brunswick

  • Supervisor: $15.42
  • Technician/Worker: $13.75
  • Labourer: $13.75

Newfoundland

  • Supervisor: $16.28
  • Technician/Worker: $13.83
  • Labourer: $13.70

Nova Scotia

  • Supervisor: $15.14
  • Technician/Worker: $13.83
  • Labourer: $13.67

Ontario

  • Supervisor: $17.64
  • Technician/Worker: $15.83
  • Labourer: $15.83

Prince Edward Island

  • Supervisor: $18.30
  • Technician/Worker: $14.50
  • Labourer: $14.50

Saskatchewan

  • Supervisor: $16.32
  • Technician/Worker: $13.52
  • Labourer: $13.00

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

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

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $16.52
  • British Columbia: $16.05
  • Manitoba: $13.50
  • New Brunswick: $13.75
  • Newfoundland: $13.70
  • Nova Scotia: $13.67
  • Ontario: $15.83
  • Prince Edward Island: $14.50
  • Saskatchewan: $13.00
  • Yukon: $16.05

Mushrooms

  • Labourer (NOC 85101) = Job duties include picking, sorting, loading and cleaning mushrooms.
  • Worker (NOC 85101 or 84120) = Job duties include picking, sorting, loading and cleaning mushrooms, as well as planting, examining mushrooms for quality and monitoring waterlines, airflow, humidity and temperature, and/or loading and unloading crops or containers of materials

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer: $16.51
  • Worker: $20.00

British Columbia

  • Labourer: $16.05
  • Worker: $17.31

Manitoba

  • Labourer: $13.50
  • Worker: $17.59

New Brunswick

  • Labourer: $15.00
  • Worker: $16.00

Newfoundland

  • Labourer: $13.70
  • Worker: $14.66

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer: $13.67
  • Worker: $15.00

Ontario

  • Labourer: $15.50
  • Worker: $16.50

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer: $14.50
  • Worker: $15.00

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer: $20.82
  • Worker: $18.77

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Flowers

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $16.52
  • British Columbia: $16.05
  • Manitoba: $13.50
  • New Brunswick: $13.75
  • Newfoundland: $13.70
  • Nova Scotia: $13.67
  • Ontario: $15.83
  • Prince Edward Island: $14.50
  • Saskatchewan: $13.00
  • Yukon: $16.05

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Nursery-grown trees including Christmas trees, greenhouses/nurseries

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $16.52
  • British Columbia: $16.05
  • Manitoba: $13.50
  • New Brunswick: $13.75
  • Newfoundland: $13.70
  • Nova Scotia: $13.67
  • Ontario: $15.83
  • Prince Edward Island: $14.50
  • Saskatchewan: $13.00
  • Yukon: $16.05

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Pedigreed canola seed

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $20.00
  • British Columbia: $17.31
  • Manitoba: $18.00
  • New Brunswick: $15.63
  • Newfoundland: $14.66
  • Nova Scotia: $14.07
  • Ontario: $16.50
  • Prince Edward Island: $14.50
  • Saskatchewan: $21.00

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Seed corn

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $21.42
  • British Columbia: $17.67
  • Manitoba: $18.54
  • New Brunswick: $17.14
  • Newfoundland: $16.39
  • Nova Scotia: $16.07
  • Ontario: $16.60
  • Prince Edward Island: $15.26
  • Saskatchewan: $22.49

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Grains

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $21.42
  • British Columbia: $17.67
  • Manitoba: $18.54
  • New Brunswick: $17.14
  • Newfoundland: $16.39
  • Nova Scotia: $16.07
  • Ontario: $16.60
  • Prince Edward Island: $15.26
  • Saskatchewan: $22.49

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Oil seeds

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $21.42
  • British Columbia: $17.67
  • Manitoba: $18.54
  • New Brunswick: $17.14
  • Newfoundland: $16.39
  • Nova Scotia: $16.07
  • Ontario: $16.60
  • Prince Edward Island: $15.26
  • Saskatchewan: $22.49

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Maple syrup

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $21.42
  • British Columbia: $17.67
  • Manitoba: $18.54
  • New Brunswick: $17.14
  • Newfoundland: $16.39
  • Nova Scotia: $16.07
  • Ontario: $16.60
  • Prince Edward Island: $15.26
  • Saskatchewan: $22.49

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Sod

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $16.52
  • British Columbia: $16.05
  • Manitoba: $13.50
  • New Brunswick: $13.75
  • Newfoundland: $13.70
  • Nova Scotia: $13.67
  • Ontario: $15.83
  • Prince Edward Island: $14.50
  • Saskatchewan: $13.00

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Tobacco

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

  • Alberta: $16.52
  • British Columbia: $16.05
  • Manitoba: $13.50
  • New Brunswick: $13.75
  • Newfoundland: $13.70
  • Nova Scotia: $13.67
  • Ontario: $15.83
  • Prince Edward Island: $14.50
  • Saskatchewan: $13.00

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Bovine

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.52
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.13

British Columbia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.05
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.73
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

New Brunswick

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.75
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.67
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.68

Ontario

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.83
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.10

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.73
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Dairy

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.52
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.50

British Columbia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.05
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.73
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

New Brunswick

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.75
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Newfoundland

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.68
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.67
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.68

Ontario

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.83
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.50

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.73
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Duck

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.52
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

British Columbia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.05
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

New Brunswick

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.75
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.67
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.68

Ontario

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.83
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.10

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.44
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Horse

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.52
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.69

British Columbia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.05
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.30
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

New Brunswick

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.75
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.67
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.68

Ontario

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.83
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.10

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.30
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Mink

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.52
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

British Columbia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.05
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

New Brunswick

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.75
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Newfoundland

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.70
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.50

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.67
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.68

Ontario

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.83
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.10

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.00
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Poultry

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.52
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.58

British Columbia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.05
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

New Brunswick

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.75
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Newfoundland

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.70
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.50

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.67
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.68

Ontario

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.83
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.10

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.00
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Sheep

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.52
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.58

British Columbia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.05
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.11
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

New Brunswick

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.75
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.67
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.68

Ontario

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.83
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.10

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.11
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.48

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

Swine

Wages ($/hour) as of January 1, 2023

Alberta

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.52
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.21

British Columbia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $16.05
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.05

Manitoba

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.21

New Brunswick

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.75
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.21

Newfoundland

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.70
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.46

Nova Scotia

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.67
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $14.46

Ontario

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $15.83
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $16.85

Prince Edward Island

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $14.50
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.21

Saskatchewan

  • Labourer or farm machinery operator: $13.00
  • Manager, supervisor or specialized livestock workerFootnote *: $17.21

Quebec employers: please consult the website of le ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI) (in French only).

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