Entry-Level Salaries

The following are average annual entry level salaries of 2016-2017 graduates of Ontario’s Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario. These salaries are based on the Employment Profile 2017 Provincial Report, published by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. 

School Program

Provincial Average Salary

BIOSCIENCES

Biotechnology (2 Yr.)
Biotechnology – Advanced (3 Yr.)
Chemical Engineering Technician (2 Yr.)
Chemical Engineering Technologist (3 Yr.)
Environmental Technician (2 Yr.)
Environmental Technologist (3 Yr.)                            Radiation Safety (1 Yr.)                                                  Horticultural Technician Apprenticeship

$30,000-34,999        $35,000-39,999
N/A
$40,000-44,999
$40,000-44,999        $35,000-39,999
$70,000-74,999        $35,000-39,999

BUSINESS

Accounting (2 Yr.)
Accounting – Business Administration (3 Yr.)
Business (2 Yr.)
Business Administration (3 Yr.)
Business Sales & Marketing (2 Yr.)                              Esthetics and Spa Management (2 Yr.)              Computer Networking & Technical Support (2 Yr.)

$30,000-34,999
$30,000-34,999
$30,000-34,999
$30,000-34,999
$30,000-34,999  $30,000-34,999        N/A

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Fitness & Health Promotion (2 Yr.)
Paramedic (2 Yr.)
Personal Support Worker (24 wk.)
Practical Nursing (2 Yr.)
Pre-Health Science (1Yr.)
Recreation & Sport Services (2 Yr.)                        Culinary Skills (1 Yr.)                                               Culinary Management (2 Yr.)                                     OT Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant (2 Yr.)

$30,000-34,999
$55,000-59,999
$30,000-34,999
$45,000-49,999
N/A
$30,000-34,999 $25,000-29,999
$30,000-34,999 $35,000-39,999

COMMUNITY SERVICE

 

Child and Youth Care (3 Yr.)
Developmental Services Worker (2 Yr.)
Early Childhood Education (2 Yr.)
Social Service Worker (2 Yr.)

$30,000-34,999
$35,000-39,999
$30,000-34,999
$35,000-39,999

PUBLIC      SAFETY

Community & Justice Services (2 Yr.)
Customs Border Services (2 Yr.)
Paralegal (2 Yr.)
Police Foundations (2 Yr.)
Protection, Security & Investigation (2 Yr.)

$35,000-39,999
N/A
N/A
$30,000-34,999
$30,000-34,999

MEDIA STUDIES

Animation (3 Yr.)
Journalism and Communications (3 Yr.)
Photojournalism (2 Yr.)
Broadcasting – Radio (2 Yr.)
Film and TV Production (3 Yr.)                             Media Experience (1 Yr)

$40,000-44,999
$35,000-39,999
$30,000-34,999
$30,000-34,999
$30,000-34,999
N/A

SKILLED TRADES

Electrical Engineering Technician  (2 Yr.)
Electrical Engineering Techniques  (1 Yr.)
Manufacturing Engineering Technician (2 Yr.)
Mechanical Techniques (1 Yr.)
Motive Power Fundamentals (1 Yr.)
Motive Power Technician (2 Yr.)
Welding Techniques (1 Yr.)
Welding and Fabrication Technician (2 Yr.) Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship

$35,000-39,999 $30,000-34,999 $40,000-44,999 $30,000-34,999 $30,000-34,999 $30,000-34,999 $35,000-39,999   N/A                       N/A

BUILDING SCIENCES

Architectural Technician (2 Yr.)
Architectural Technology (3 Yr.)
Civil Engineering Technician (2 Yr.)
Civil Engineering Technologist (3 Yr.)      Construction Engineering Technician (2 Yr.)
Carpentry and Renovation Techniques (1 Yr.) Carpentry and Renovation Technician (2 Yr.)
Residential Drafting and Design (1Yr.)               Survey Engineering Technician (2 Yr.) 

$35,000-39,999 $35,000-39,999 $40,000-44,999 $40,000-44,999 $40,000-44,999 $30,000-34,999 $35,000-39,999   N/A                       N/A

ACCESS

General Arts & Science (1 Yr.)
General Arts & Science (2 Yr.)                            General Arts & Science – Workplace (1 Yr.)

$30,000-34,999 $30,000-34,999 $30,000-34,999

POST-GRADUATE

Cannabis and Applied Science                                Public Relations and Event Management (1 Yr.) Entrepreneurial Studies – Business Launch (1 Yr.) Human Resources Management (1 Yr.)              Global Business Management (2 Yr.)                 Project Management (1 Yr.)
Sports & Entertainment Sales & Marketing (1 Yr.) Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics (1 Yr.)

N/A              $30,000-34,999  N/A              $35,000-39,999 $30,000-34,999 $40,000-44,999 $40,000-44,999 $35,000-39,999