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Nanny and live in caregiver salaries and Working Conditions
Canadian employers are required to pay the national minimum wages to their employees including caregivers.

 

Region

Prevailing Wage

Maximum Hours

Room & Board

Vacation

Alberta

$9.62 per hour

44 hours per week

Must pay for 44 hours per week

$77.54 per week

$336 per month

2 weeks or 4%

BC

$8.00 per hour

40 hours week

$75 per week

$325 per month

2 weeks or 4%

MB

$9.80 per hour

 

8 hours per day or 40 hours per week

Hours worked beyond standard hours are considered overtime and compensated at 150% of the regular wage rate

Maximum combined deductions: $50 per week or $217 per month

Meals not taken cannot be deducted

Deductions cannot lower minimum wage by more than $1.00 for each meal and $7.00 per week for room

2 weeks or 4%

NB

$8.25 per hour

$8.50 per hour as of April, 1, 2010

44 hours per week

Allowed but wages cannot be below provincial minimum wages

n/a

NL

$9.50 per hour

40 hours per week

“Reasonable” rental charges for room

2 weeks or 4%

NS

$8.60 per hour

$9.20 per hour as of April 1, 2010

No provisions

Overtime to be paid after 48 hours of work

$65 per week

2 week or 4%

Ontario

$10.00 per hour

$10.25 per hour as of March 31, 2010

48 hours per week

$369.42 per month

2 weeks or 4%

PEI

$8.40 per hour

48 hours per week

$45 per week

Meals not taken cannot be deducted

2 weeks or 4%

QC

$9.00 per hour

$9.50 per hour as of May 1, 2010

40 hours per week

no deduction allowed for room and board

2 weeks or 4%

SK

$10.00 per hour

40 hours per week

$250 per month

3 weeks or 3/52 (appro-ximately 6%)

NT

$10.16 per hour

 

44 hours per week

$420 per month

 

n/a

NU

$10.16 per hour

44 hours per week

$420 per month

 

n/a

YT

$8.89 per hour

44 hours per week

$152 per month

2 weeks or 4%

 

source: Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (Date Modified: 2010-03-30 )