IMDB 2008 Core Report – National Portrait of Immigrant Outcomes: 2001-2008 Employment Earnings

Text version: Average employment earnings (2008$) for all immigrants by landing year and tax year, 1981-2008

Tax year 1982 1986 1991 1996 2000 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 YSL=1 Canadian
average
1981                     $27,011 $35,582
1982                     $26,931 $34,650
1983 $23,590                   $23,590 $33,877
1984 $26,040                   $19,779 $34,175
1985 $27,580                   $19,573 $34,386
1986 $28,544                   $20,380 $34,240
1987 $29,919 $21,467                 $21,467 $34,528
1988 $31,727 $24,668                 $24,097 $35,335
1989 $32,988 $26,301                 $23,789 $35,571
1990 $33,284 $26,540                 $22,541 $35,165
1991 $32,943 $26,051                 $19,106 $34,229
1992 $34,052 $27,107 $18,539               $18,539 $34,632
1993 $34,523 $27,787 $20,421               $18,687 $34,496
1994 $35,391 $28,932 $22,160               $18,376 $34,969
1995 $35,962 $29,476 $23,331               $18,492 $35,188
1996 $36,398 $30,454 $24,435               $18,508 $35,330
1997 $37,546 $31,626 $25,862 $18,969             $18,969 $35,939
1998   $33,093 $27,656 $22,875             $20,763 $36,807
1999   $34,304 $28,938 $25,173             $21,661 $37,293
2000   $35,162 $30,270 $27,250             $23,081 $38,124
2001   $35,700 $31,092 $28,205 $22,927           $22,927 $38,122
2002     $31,522 $28,454 $24,897           $20,013 $38,000
2003     $31,955 $28,874 $26,276 $19,339         $19,339 $37,803
2004     $32,992 $29,929 $28,224 $22,545         $19,213 $38,473
2005     $33,602 $30,862 $29,783 $24,989 $20,543       $20,543 $39,275
2006     $34,842 $32,193 $31,878 $27,688 $24,210 $20,839     $20,839 $40,247
2007       $33,593 $33,775 $30,186 $27,288 $24,477 $22,077   $22,077 $40,876
2008       $34,659 $35,260 $32,515 $29,878 $27,098 $25,173 $23,862 $23,862 $41,068

Text version: Average entry employment earnings (2008$) by immigration category and tax year, 1981-2008

Tax year SWPA PNPA Economic
S&D
Family Refugee YSL=1 Canadian
average
1981 $45,633   $18,085 $21,264 $20,019 $27,011 $35,582
1982 $43,277   $17,583 $19,301 $16,924 $26,931 $34,650
1983 $40,675   $15,585 $16,940 $15,864 $23,590 $33,877
1984 $40,833   $14,428 $16,804 $15,153 $19,779 $34,175
1985 $37,287   $14,777 $17,524 $15,041 $19,573 $34,386
1986 $41,071   $14,890 $18,072 $15,711 $20,380 $34,240
1987 $43,891   $15,826 $18,662 $17,463 $21,467 $34,528
1988 $41,331   $17,966 $19,468 $19,354 $24,097 $35,335
1989 $37,886   $18,566 $19,353 $18,906 $23,789 $35,571
1990 $35,739   $19,068 $19,433 $17,860 $22,541 $35,165
1991 $30,027   $14,986 $16,911 $14,829 $19,106 $34,229
1992 $31,322   $15,179 $15,567 $14,133 $18,539 $34,632
1993 $32,511   $13,904 $15,197 $14,316 $18,687 $34,496
1994 $30,649   $14,322 $15,364 $13,986 $18,376 $34,969
1995 $29,519   $14,468 $15,325 $13,880 $18,492 $35,188
1996 $28,194   $13,919 $15,203 $14,131 $18,508 $35,330
1997 $28,240   $13,667 $15,714 $14,179 $18,969 $35,939
1998 $30,677   $14,291 $16,678 $14,317 $20,763 $36,807
1999 $32,195   $14,552 $17,678 $14,934 $21,661 $37,293
2000 $34,335 $30,427 $15,284 $18,444 $15,567 $23,081 $38,124
2001 $33,492 $30,248 $15,420 $17,980 $15,189 $22,927 $38,122
2002 $26,923 $33,847 $13,876 $17,097 $15,320 $20,013 $38,000
2003 $25,686 $32,533 $13,816 $16,416 $15,067 $19,339 $37,803
2004 $25,129 $33,037 $13,638 $16,767 $16,246 $19,213 $38,473
2005 $27,801 $40,144 $14,580 $17,887 $16,679 $20,543 $39,275
2006 $27,853 $40,139 $14,751 $18,644 $17,981 $20,839 $40,247
2007 $30,876 $40,030 $16,097 $18,813 $17,037 $22,077 $40,876
2008 $33,839 $42,717 $17,261 $19,893 $17,409 $23,862 $41,068

Text version: Incidence of immigrants with entry employment earnings, by immigration category and tax year, 1981-2008

Tax year SWPA PNPA Economic S&D Refugees Family class All immigrants
1981 96%   73% 93% 83% 87%
1982 95%   69% 90% 81% 83%
1983 93%   67% 89% 80% 82%
1984 93%   66% 89% 82% 82%
1985 94%   68% 89% 82% 83%
1986 92%   70% 89% 82% 83%
1987 92%   70% 90% 84% 84%
1988 93%   75% 89% 84% 85%
1989 93%   76% 87% 82% 82%
1990 91%   74% 84% 80% 80%
1991 85%   66% 73% 77% 75%
1992 81%   61% 63% 69% 69%
1993 78%   49% 53% 64% 63%
1994 79%   49% 49% 66% 63%
1995 75%   48% 48% 63% 60%
1996 73%   46% 50% 61% 60%
1997 72%   46% 51% 63% 60%
1998 73%   47% 53% 65% 61%
1999 77%   52% 56% 68% 65%
2000 80%   57% 58% 69% 68%
2001 81% 93% 59% 57% 68% 68%
2002 77% 90% 58% 58% 64% 66%
2003 77% 85% 58% 57% 63% 66%
2004 76% 87% 59% 62% 65% 67%
2005 78% 86% 60% 63% 66% 68%
2006 79% 87% 62% 63% 70% 69%
2007 79% 87% 61% 62% 67% 69%
2008 79% 88% 63% 61% 67% 69%

Text version: Average employment earnings (2008$) for skilled worker principal applicants by landing cohort and tax year, 1981-2008

Tax year 1982 1986 1991 1996 2000 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 YSL=1 Canadian
average
1981                     $45,633 $35,582
1982                     $43,277 $34,650
1983 $40,675                   $40,675 $33,877
1984 $43,430                   $40,833 $34,175
1985 $45,694                   $37,287 $34,386
1986 $46,943                   $41,071 $34,240
1987 $48,750 $43,891                 $43,891 $34,528
1988 $51,369 $47,202                 $41,331 $35,335
1989 $53,407 $49,461                 $37,886 $35,571
1990 $54,048 $48,789                 $35,739 $35,165
1991 $53,197 $48,582                 $30,027 $34,229
1992 $54,355 $50,025 $31,322               $31,322 $34,632
1993 $54,499 $50,047 $33,965               $32,511 $34,496
1994 $55,870 $51,634 $36,296               $30,649 $34,969
1995 $56,925 $51,711 $37,871               $29,519 $35,188
1996 $57,467 $52,757 $39,429               $28,194 $35,330
1997 $59,698 $54,624 $42,044 $28,240             $28,240 $35,939
1998   $56,705 $45,056 $35,998             $30,677 $36,807
1999   $58,799 $46,783 $40,848             $32,195 $37,293
2000   $59,721 $49,336 $45,697             $34,335 $38,124
2001   $59,799 $50,787 $48,651 $33,492           $33,492 $38,122
2002     $51,081 $48,936 $36,962           $26,923 $38,000
2003     $51,221 $49,853 $39,258 $25,686         $25,686 $37,803
2004     $52,583 $51,963 $42,810 $31,372         $25,129 $38,473
2005     $53,184 $53,148 $46,072 $35,934 $27,801       $27,801 $39,275
2006     $54,783 $54,949 $50,258 $41,051 $34,587 $27,853     $27,853 $40,247
2007       $56,878 $53,890 $45,674 $40,186 $34,422 $30,876   $30,876 $40,876
2008       $58,334 $56,650 $50,173 $45,353 $39,560 $37,023 $33,839 $33,839 $41,068

Text version: Incidence of entry employment earnings of skilled worker principal applicants intending to work in one of the top six intended occupations by tax year, 2000-2008

Occupation 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
SWPA 80% 81% 77% 77% 76% 78% 79% 79% 79%
NOC 11 76% 78% 75% 76% 75% 76% 78% 78% 79%
NOC 12 75% 80% 78% 77% 76% 79% 80% 81% 81%
NOC 21 81% 81% 76% 76% 76% 78% 78% 78% 80%
NOC 22 84% 85% 83% 83% 82% 81% 83% 83% 83%
NOC 31 76% 82% 78% 78% 76% 73% 70% 68% 66%
NOC 41 81% 80% 75% 76% 76% 80% 79% 81% 81%

Text version: Average entry employment earnings (2008$) for skilled worker principal applicants intending to work in one of the top six intended occupations by tax year, 2000-2008

Occupation 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
ALL SWPA $34,335 $33,492 $26,923 $25,686 $25,129 $27,801 $27,853 $30,876 $33,839
NOC11 $33,887 $34,861 $28,008 $27,932 $27,043 $28,342 $27,689 $29,524 $37,062
NOC12 $23,766 $24,427 $22,210 $20,872 $21,635 $21,658 $23,215 $24,925 $25,965
NOC21 $37,634 $36,107 $26,860 $25,423 $24,116 $27,986 $27,129 $32,912 $38,506
NOC22 $33,366 $31,071 $28,253 $26,838 $27,107 $27,277 $29,090 $30,439 $33,220
NOC31 $33,339 $36,695 $33,539 $33,191 $33,978 $32,341 $30,558 $32,162 $37,018
NOC41 $33,216 $32,943 $29,595 $28,839 $27,591 $28,423 $29,026 $29,541 $31,757
Canadian average $38,124 $38,122 $38,000 $37,803 $38,473 $39,275 $40,247 $40,876 $41,068
All immigrants $23,081 $22,927 $20,013 $19,339 $19,213 $20,543 $20,839 $22,077 $23,862

Text version: Average employment earnings (2008$) for provincial nominee principal applicants by landing cohort and tax year, 2000-2008

Landing cohort 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
2000 $30,427 $32,772 $32,108 $33,456 $35,038 $34,359 $35,287 $37,338 $39,577
2001   $30,248 $33,625 $36,290 $38,900 $40,517 $43,858 $45,491 $47,300
2002     $33,847 $36,006 $38,156 $42,712 $44,727 $45,891 $48,688
2003       $32,533 $34,648 $36,510 $39,158 $42,676 $44,162
2004         $33,037 $36,774 $40,764 $43,195 $46,584
2005           $40,144 $44,249 $47,691 $49,898
2006             $40,139 $44,042 $47,974
2007               $40,030 $43,813
2008                 $42,717
YSL=1 $30,427 $30,248 $33,847 $32,533 $33,037 $40,144 $40,139 $40,030 $42,717
Canadian average $38,124 $38,122 $38,000 $37,803 $38,473 $39,275 $40,247 $40,876 $41,068

Text version: Average employment earnings (2008$) for family class by landing cohort and tax year, 1981-2008

Tax year 1982 1983 1984 1985 1991 1996 2000 2002 2004 2005 2006 YSL=1 Canadian
average
1981                       $21,264 $35,582
1982                       $19,301 $34,650
1983 $16,940                     $16,940 $33,877
1984 $19,028 $16,804                   $16,804 $34,175
1985 $20,351 $18,995 $17,524                 $17,524 $34,386
1986 $21,526 $20,594 $19,938 $18,072               $18,072 $34,240
1987 $23,130 $22,070 $21,474 $20,340               $18,662 $34,528
1988 $25,084 $23,724 $23,554 $22,588               $19,468 $35,335
1989 $26,603 $25,110 $24,872 $24,043               $19,353 $35,571
1990 $27,174 $25,940 $25,533 $24,619               $19,433 $35,165
1991 $27,026 $25,688 $25,408 $24,650               $16,911 $34,229
1992 $28,354 $27,040 $26,780 $25,795 $15,567             $15,567 $34,632
1993 $29,323 $27,921 $27,403 $26,539 $17,520             $15,197 $34,496
1994 $30,558 $29,313 $28,976 $28,091 $19,341             $15,364 $34,969
1995 $31,453 $30,062 $29,964 $28,727 $20,515             $15,325 $35,188
1996 $32,319 $30,699 $30,807 $29,783 $21,596             $15,203 $35,330
1997 $33,528 $32,185 $32,580 $31,123 $23,085 $15,714           $15,714 $35,939
1998   $33,643 $34,190 $32,754 $24,851 $18,547           $16,678 $36,807
1999     $35,167 $34,226 $26,398 $20,393           $17,678 $37,293
2000       $35,547 $27,891 $22,059           $18,444 $38,124
2001         $28,911 $22,952 $17,980         $17,980 $38,122
2002         $29,639 $23,530 $19,483         $17,097 $38,000
2003         $30,181 $24,325 $20,618 $16,416       $16,416 $37,803
2004         $31,345 $25,462 $22,046 $18,440       $16,767 $38,473
2005         $32,060 $26,615 $23,040 $19,842 $17,887     $17,887 $39,275
2006         $33,209 $28,137 $24,614 $21,461 $20,699 $18,644   $18,644 $40,247
2007           $29,702 $26,042 $23,068 $22,919 $21,610 $18,813 $18,813 $40,876
2008           $30,694 $27,081 $24,478 $24,608 $23,386 $20,972 $19,893 $41,068

Text version: Average employment earnings (2008$) for economic spouses and dependents by landing cohort and tax year, 1981-2008

Tax year 1982 1986 1991 1996 2000 2002 2004 2005 2006 YSL=1 Canadian
average
1981                   $20,019 $35,582
1982                   $16,924 $34,650
1983 $15,864                 $15,864 $33,877
1984 $21,414                 $15,153 $34,175
1985 $24,752                 $15,041 $34,386
1986 $27,261                 $15,711 $34,240
1987 $29,185 $17,463               $17,463 $34,528
1988 $31,358 $22,716               $19,354 $35,335
1989 $32,529 $24,754               $18,906 $35,571
1990 $32,638 $25,071               $17,860 $35,165
1991 $32,207 $24,533               $14,829 $34,229
1992 $33,380 $25,701 $14,133             $14,133 $34,632
1993 $33,842 $26,711 $16,696             $14,316 $34,496
1994 $34,756 $27,987 $18,987             $13,986 $34,969
1995 $35,228 $28,771 $20,610             $13,880 $35,188
1996 $35,493 $29,812 $22,128             $14,131 $35,330
1997 $36,747 $30,841 $23,726 $14,179           $14,179 $35,939
1998   $32,498 $25,831 $17,311           $14,317 $36,807
1999   $33,195 $27,226 $19,296           $14,934 $37,293
2000   $34,179 $28,414 $21,175           $15,567 $38,124
2001   $34,010 $28,965 $22,020 $15,189         $15,189 $38,122
2002     $29,268 $22,653 $16,815         $15,320 $38,000
2003     $29,793 $23,397 $17,869 $15,067       $15,067 $37,803
2004     $30,763 $24,630 $18,961 $16,796       $16,246 $38,473
2005     $31,286 $25,630 $19,847 $17,785 $16,679     $16,679 $39,275
2006     $32,237 $26,656 $21,026 $18,938 $18,363 $17,981   $17,981 $40,247
2007       $27,787 $22,427 $20,331 $20,060 $20,046 $17,037 $17,037 $40,876
2008       $28,656 $23,429 $21,570 $21,363 $21,219 $19,174 $17,409 $41,068

Text version: Average employment earnings (2008$) for refugees by landing cohort and tax year, 1981-2008

Tax year 1982 1983 1986 1987 1991 1996 2000 2002 2004 2005 2006 YSL=1 Canadian
average
1981                       $18,085 $35,582
1982                       $17,583 $34,650
1983 $15,585                     $15,585 $33,877
1984 $17,305 $14,428                   $14,428 $34,175
1985 $18,428 $16,318                   $14,777 $34,386
1986 $18,933 $17,007                   $14,890 $34,240
1987 $20,255 $18,176 $15,826                 $15,826 $34,528
1988 $21,548 $19,429 $18,182 $17,966               $17,966 $35,335
1989 $22,555 $20,337 $19,821 $20,527               $18,566 $35,571
1990 $23,216 $21,375 $20,266 $21,777               $19,068 $35,165
1991 $23,308 $21,355 $20,140 $21,680               $14,986 $34,229
1992 $24,297 $22,787 $20,944 $22,430 $15,179             $15,179 $34,632
1993 $24,649 $22,720 $21,560 $22,493 $16,614             $13,904 $34,496
1994 $25,131 $23,500 $22,279 $22,912 $17,878             $14,322 $34,969
1995 $25,546 $24,162 $22,574 $23,224 $18,974             $14,468 $35,188
1996 $25,997 $24,812 $23,621 $23,902 $19,674             $13,919 $35,330
1997 $26,973 $26,047 $24,621 $24,664 $20,525 $13,667           $13,667 $35,939
1998   $27,791 $25,762 $26,074 $22,019 $16,733           $14,291 $36,807
1999     $27,261 $27,003 $23,059 $18,622           $14,552 $37,293
2000     $28,385 $28,233 $24,575 $20,097           $15,284 $38,124
2001     $29,337 $29,453 $25,396 $21,012 $15,420         $15,420 $38,122
2002       $30,545 $26,054 $21,395 $17,198         $13,876 $38,000
2003         $26,462 $21,646 $18,533 $13,816       $13,816 $37,803
2004         $27,545 $22,493 $20,343 $16,309       $13,638 $38,473
2005         $28,534 $23,633 $21,820 $18,293 $14,580     $14,580 $39,275
2006         $30,238 $25,263 $23,605 $20,335 $17,353 $14,751   $14,751 $40,247
2007           $26,904 $25,348 $22,523 $19,893 $17,467 $16,097 $16,097 $40,876
2008           $28,378 $26,933 $24,552 $22,074 $19,507 $18,512 $17,261 $41,068
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