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Income and tax rates

Income

 

Average wage in 2017
Base wage
Gross amount in C$
Average weekly wage
$858.52
Average hourly wage
$24.23
Minimum hourly wage
$11.25


Source: Statistics Canada, LFS

 

Average annual wage in 2010
according to level of study
Level of study
Average gross wage in C$
Studies below a high school certificate
$21,547
High school diploma or certificate
$28,400
Diploma or certificate of apprenticeship from a trade school
$33,985
Degree, certificate or diploma from a college, cegep or other non-university institution or from a university below a bachelor’s
$38,830
University degree at or above a bachelor’s
$60,250


Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey (NHS)

Tax rates

Federal tax rates in 2017

  • 15 % on the first $45,916 of taxable income, +
  • 20,5 % on the next $45,915 $ of taxable income (on the taxable portion of income between $45,916 and $91,831), +
  • 26 % on the next $50,522 of taxable income (on the taxable portion of income between $91,831 and $142,353), +
  • 29 % on the next $60,447 of taxable income (on the taxable portion of income between $142,353 and $202,800), +
  • 33 % on the taxable portion of income exceeding $202,800.

Source: Canada Revenue Agency

 

Québec tax rates in 2017
Taxable income
Rate
$42,705 or less
16%
Greater than $42,705, but not exceeding $85,405
20%
Greater than $85,405, but not exceeding $103,915
24%
Greater than $103,915
25.75%


Source: Revenu Québec

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