Our Ontario Compensation Publications

UNSKILLED, SEMI-SKILLED AND SKILLED WORKERS

The 2017 Annual Survey of Hourly-Paid Employees in Ontario covers key jobs in manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, distribution,  engineering and more.

CLERICAL, PROFESSIONAL, SUPERVISORY & MANAGEMENT

The 2017 Annual Survey of Salaried Employees in Ontario covers administrative, sales, business, professional, supervisory and management positions.

DIRECTORS, MANAGERS AND EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

The 2017 Management and Executive Supplement covers salaries and short-term incentives for key managers, directors and executive positions.

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Annual Ontario Wage & Salary Surveys

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COIRI was the first organization in the country to begin compiling and publishing large-scale wage and salary compensation and benefits surveys and continues to publish the Annual Survey of Hourly-Paid Employees in Ontario and the Annual Survey of Salaried Employees in Ontario each year. These reports are the most authoritative publications of their kind and long recognized as the benchmarks for wage, salary and benefits data in Ontario.

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Our current editions are compiled from data collected between September 1 – November 1, 2016, and include information pertaining to approximately 200 job classifications including coverage of many hard-to-find positions not available in any other publication. Each job includes the number of organizations reporting, the number of employees in the job, the weighted average of pay, the 25th, 50th & 75th percentiles, and for hourly-paid employees – the average starting rate.

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Data is presented in a user-friendly format that allows individual statistics and general trends to be identified. Detailed job descriptions are included for every position covered in both surveys for easy identification.

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Recent trends in mileage allowances; flex-time and work-from-home arrangements are covered. Complete coverage of employee benefits and policy issues including sick leave plans, paid holidays, flexible benefits, absenteeism, retirement, same sex benefits, smoking policies, employee award programs and more. Extensive information covering all aspects of dental and extended health care coverage, including the most popular insurers, premiums and deductibles.

How Salaries & Wages Are Categorized

  • Eastern Ontario
  • Toronto
  • Peel Region
  • York/Durham Region
  • Greater Golden Horseshoe
  • Mid-Western Ontario
  • Southern Ontario
  • Northern Ontario
  • Under 100 employees
  • 101 – 200 employees
  • 201 – 300 employees
  • 301 – 400 employees
  • Over 400 employees
  • Unionized vs. Non-Unionized
  • (Hourly Report only)
  • Under $5 million
  • $5 million – $10 million
  • $10.1 – $50 million
  • Over $50 million
  • (Executive Report only)
  • Automotive Parts
  • Fabricated Metal Products
  • Manufacturing – Durable Goods
  • Manufacturing – Non Durable Goods
  • Transportation/Logistics/ Warehousing/Distribution
  • Wholesale/Retail
  • For Profit Services
  • Public Administration/Non-Profit