Rates of Pay

Salary and wages are determined purely by the employer; however, salaries must meet the minimum wage requirements in the location of employment.


Summary of 2018 Co-op position average salaries, across all Science programs:

SectorAverage Hourly Salary

Academia

$14.70

Government

$18.41

Hospital

$14.93

Industry

$20.68

Non-Profit

$17.29
*Note: In Ontario, the 2018 minimum wage is $14/hour. In January 2019, the minimum wage will rise to $15/hour.
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