Wages by agricultural commodity

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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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB Supervisor $14.52
Technician/worker $13.60
Labourer $13.60
BC Supervisor $14.49
Technician/worker $13.83
Labourer $12.62
MB Supervisor $13.37
Technician/worker $11.83
Labourer $11.37
NB Supervisor $13.71
Technician/worker $11.68
Labourer $11.00 ($11.25 as of April 1, 2018)
NL Supervisor $14.48
Technician/worker $12.29
Labourer $11.22
NS Supervisor $13.46
Technician/worker $12.29
Labourer $11.22
ON Supervisor $15.68
Technician/worker $14.00
Labourer $14.00
PE Supervisor $16.27
Technician/worker $11.80
Labourer $11.25 ($11.55 as of April 1, 2018)
SK Supervisor $14.52
Technician/worker $12.03
Labourer $10.96

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB $13.60
BC $11.35
MB $11.18
NB $11.00 ($11.25 as of April 1, 2018)
NL $11.04 ($11.15 as of April 1, 2018)
NS $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
ON $14.00
PE $11.25 ($11.55 as of April 1, 2018)
SK $10.96
YT $11.32 ($11.51 as of April 1, 2018)

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB Labourer $15.00
Worker $19.10
BC Labourer $11.35
Worker $15.00
MB Labourer $12.00
Worker $16.00
NB Labourer $13.24
Worker $15.00
NL Labourer $11.31
Worker $14.50
NS Labourer $12.46
Worker $12.00
ON Labourer $14.00
Worker $14.00
PE Labourer $13.26
Worker $13.25
SK Labourer $12.00
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, 2018 wage ($/hour)
AB $13.60
BC $11.35
MB $11.37
NB $11.00 ($11.25 as of April 1, 2018)
NL $11.21
NS $10.95
ON $14.00
PE $11.25
SK $10.96
YT $11.32 ($11.51 as of April 1, 2018)

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB $13.60
BC $11.35
MB $11.37
NB $11.00 ($11.25 as of April 1, 2018)
NL $11.21
NS $10.95
ON $14.00
PE $11.25
SK $10.96
YT $11.32 ($11.51 as of April 1, 2018)

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB $19.10
BC $15.00
MB $16.00
NB $15.00
NL $14.50
NS $12.00
ON $14.00
PE $13.25
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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB $13.60
BC $11.35
MB $11.37
NB $11.00 ($11.25 as of April 1, 2018)
NL $11.21
NS $11.21
ON $14.00
PE $11.25 ($11.55 as of April 1, 2018)
SK $10.96

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB $13.60
BC $11.35
MB $11.37
NB $11.00 ($11.25 as of April 1, 2018)
NL $11.21
NS $11.21
ON $14.00
PE $11.25 ($11.55 as of April 1, 2018)
SK $10.96

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$13.60
higher-skilled $15.24
BC lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $13.61
MB lower-skilled $13.09
higher-skilled $15.54
NB lower-skilled $11.87
higher-skilled $15.54
NS lower-skilled $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $13.06
ON lower-skilled $14.00
higher-skilled $15.21
PE lower-skilled $12.04
higher-skilled $15.54
SK lower-skilled $13.09
higher-skilled $15.54

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled $13.60
higher-skilled $15.56
BC lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $13.61
MB lower-skilled $13.09
higher-skilled $15.54
NB lower-skilled $12.12
higher-skilled $15.54
NL lower-skilled $13.06
higher-skilled $15.54
NS lower-skilled $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $13.06
ON lower-skilled $14.00
higher-skilled $15.56
PE lower-skilled $12.04
higher-skilled $15.54
SK lower-skilled $13.09
higher-skilled $15.54

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$13.60
higher-skilled $15.54
BC lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $13.61
MB lower-skilled $11.95
higher-skilled $15.54
NB lower-skilled $11.95
higher-skilled $15.54
NS lower-skilled $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $13.06
ON lower-skilled $14.00
higher-skilled $15.21
PE lower-skilled $11.95
higher-skilled $15.54
SK lower-skilled $11.95
higher-skilled $15.54

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$13.60
higher-skilled $15.73
BC lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $13.61
MB lower-skilled $13.60
higher-skilled $15.54
NB lower-skilled $12.12
higher-skilled $15.54
NS lower-skilled $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $13.06
ON lower-skilled $14.00
higher-skilled $15.21
PE lower-skilled $12.04
higher-skilled $15.54
SK lower-skilled $13.60
higher-skilled $15.54

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$13.60
higher-skilled $15.54
BC lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $13.61
MB lower-skilled $11.37
higher-skilled $15.54
NB lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $15.54
NL lower-skilled $11.36
higher-skilled $15.56
NS lower-skilled $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $13.06
ON lower-skilled $14.00
higher-skilled $15.21
PE lower-skilled $11.35 ($11.55 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $15.54
SK lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $15.54

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$13.60
higher-skilled $15.54
BC lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $13.61
MB lower-skilled $11.37
higher-skilled $15.54
NB lower-skilled $11.11 ($11.25 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $15.54
NL lower-skilled $11.36
higher-skilled $15.56
NS lower-skilled $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $13.06
ON lower-skilled $14.00
higher-skilled $15.21
PE lower-skilled $11.25 ($11.55 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $15.54
SK lower-skilled $11.11
higher-skilled $15.54

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$13.60
higher-skilled $15.54
BC lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $13.61
MB lower-skilled $12.55
higher-skilled $15.54
NB lower-skilled $12.12
higher-skilled $15.54
NS lower-skilled $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $13.06
ON lower-skilled $14.00
higher-skilled $15.21
PE lower-skilled $12.04
higher-skilled $15.54
SK lower-skilled $12.55
higher-skilled $15.54

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, 2018 wage
($/hour)
AB lower-skilled

$13.60
higher-skilled $15.30
BC lower-skilled $11.35
higher-skilled $13.40
MB lower-skilled $11.18
higher-skilled $15.30
NB lower-skilled $11.16 ($11.25 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $15.30
NL lower-skilled $11.00 ($11.15 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $12.86
NS lower-skilled $10.95 ($11.00 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $12.86
ON lower-skilled $14.00
higher-skilled $14.97
PE lower-skilled $11.25 ($11.55 as of April 1, 2018)
higher-skilled $15.30
SK lower-skilled $11.16
higher-skilled $15.30

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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