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Salaries for Healthcare Jobs in Ottawa

January 12, 2023

If you’re looking for a healthcare job in Ottawa, then you are likely wondering what the salaries are for those jobs and how they compare to the national average. You needn’t look any further for the answers to your questions because Caring Support has done all the hard work and research for you. In this article, we will go over the salary ranges for all healthcare types that are currently available on the Caring Support Platform.

What Nursing Roles are Available on Caring Support?

The Caring Support platform currently accommodates three types of nursing roles: Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) and Nurse Practitioner (NP). The salary ranges for these careers will vary based on your location, however, for the purposes of this article we are going to look at the salary ranges specifically for Ottawa.

Nursing Salary in Ottawa

nursing salary in Ottawa

What Support Roles are Available on Caring Support?

On the Caring Support platform, there are a variety of support type roles available across Ontario, Healthcare worker jobs such as Personal Support Worker (PSW), Developmental Support Worker (DSW), Companion/Caregiver, Clinical Support Aide (CSA), Home Support Worker, Health Care Aide, and Porter. Each career type requires different levels of education and other qualifications in order to be successfully employed in these roles.

Support Worker Salary in Ottawa

Are there Technician Jobs on Caring Support?

You bet there are! Lab Technician, Medical Laboratory Technician Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, and Cardiologist Technologist are just some of the dynamic technician roles available on the Caring Support platform. Wages for these positions will range based on education level as well as experience.

Technician Jobs Salary in Ottawa

Don’t see the one you’re interested in? Don’t fret because we are adding new role types to the platform all the time!

What administrative roles are available on Caring Support?

While there are many different administrative roles in healthcare across the country, the roles that are currently accommodated on the Caring Support platform are Medical Assistants, Medical Office Assistants, Ward Clerks, Medical Office Administrators, and Health Information Management.

Administrative Roles Salary in Ottawa 

What Pharmacy roles are available on Caring Support?

There are three pharmacy career types on the Caring Support platform those are Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistant, and Pharmacy Technician. Below you will find a graphic with information on the average salary ranges for these roles in Ottawa, Ontario.

Pharmacy roles Salary in Ottawa

Does the Caring Support platform accommodate Dietary-Type roles?

Yes! Currently, on the Caring Support platform we have the following dietary role types: Dietician and Dietary Aide.

Dieticians provide medical nutritional information for patients, groups, and even whole communities. They usually work together with other health professionals so that they make sure to provide safe and specific nutritional advice to patients.

Dietary Aides help prepare and cook meals for patients and, depending on where they are working, will also provide services such as preparing food dishes, delivering food to patients, and maintaining the cleanliness of their work areas.

Wages in Ottawa, Ontario for Dietitians and Dietary Aides can be found in the chart below.

What Physiotherapy roles are available on Caring Support?

Caring Support accommodates the roles of Physiotherapist, Physiotherapist Assistant and Rehabilitation Physiotherapy Assistant on the platform.

All these careers play a vital role in treatment plans to improve, maintain or restore the physical functioning and mobility of their patients.

Physiotherapy Salary in Ottawa 

Are there any Sonographer roles on the Caring Support platform?

There are two sonographer roles on our platform currently. They are Ultrasound Sonographer and Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. Each role plays a part in the diagnostic process by assisting doctors with their “detective skills” to determine appropriate courses of action when it comes to ailments and treatment plans for their patients. Both roles fall under the ‘Medical Sonographers’ category on the Government of Canada Job Bank. As such their average wages are the same but will vary depending on the experience of the sonographer.

What Service Worker role types can be found on the Caring Support platform?

There are a variety of service worker-type roles that can be found on the Caring Support platform. The role types we currently accommodate are Social Service Worker, Community Service Worker, Life Enrichment Worker, Addiction Counsellor, Community Social Worker, Case Manager, Mental Health Worker, Child & Youth Worker, and Child & Youth Care with Addictions Support Worker.

These careers focus mainly on providing services via counselling services, community outreach, basic care and assistance to those with disabilities and/or addictions. They work with some of the most vulnerable members of our communities to ensure that everyone has access to the support they need.

Should you choose to go in a service worker type of role, your salary in Ottawa will depend on what type of career you chose. The graph below will give you an idea of the salary ranges you can expect for these service worker healthcare jobs in Ottawa, Ontario.

Social Service Workers Salary in Ottawa

Does the Caring Support platform accommodate any dental career types?

Yes, we do! We are excited to have four dental career types on the platform currently - with more to be added in the future!

Dental health is a very important part of everyone’s overall general health. Dental health teams focus on the oral health of their patients.  

The dental role types on the platform are Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant, Dental Admin, and Dental Regional Manager.

Dental Roles Salary in Canada

What therapist role types are accommodated on the Caring Support platform?

When it comes to therapy role types that are on the platform, we have many! These healthcare professionals work with patients to treat a variety of ailments and injuries to increase the quality of life of their patients. Occupational Therapist (OT), Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA), Recreational Therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Home Health Therapist, and Registered Massage Therapist are the role currently on the Caring Support Platform. While this is just a small list of “therapy” type professionals, we are adding more all the time and if there is a role you would like to see added to the platform, please send us a message!

Therapist Roles Salary in Ottawa 

What is the average salary for physicians in Ottawa, Ontario?

Perhaps the biggest wonder of most people considering a career in healthcare is what the salary ranges are for physicians. Truth be told, there is a wide range of specialties under the physician title and with each comes different responsibilities, education levels and of course, salaries. For the purposes of this article, we will be looking at the overall average physician salaries for physicians in Ottawa, Ontario.

What other roles can be found on the Caring Support platform?

We are adding roles to the Caring Support platform all the time! As of the date of the writing of this article, the below roles were the others that have so far not been listed above. Each role is vital for different reasons to many healthcare teams.  Below is a list of the median hourly salary ranges in Ottawa for each of the remaining role types.

Food Service Worker - $15.50/hour

Orthopaedic Technician - unknown

Rehabilitation Assistant - $21.55/hour

Early Childcare Assistant - $20.40/hour

Medical Esthetician - $17.60/hour

HR Talent Manager - $41.03/hour

Read More: Perks  Of Starting A Healthcare Career In Ottawa

Looking for more information on Ottawa Healthcare Jobs?

Don’t forget to give our article titled ‘Everything You Need To Know About Ottawa Healthcare Jobs’ to give yourself a head start on your job search.

As always, don’t forget to sign up for your FREE Caring Support account. Yes! It’s free! Once you sign up and fully fill out your profile you will have access to hundreds of open jobs in your area, so don’t wait, sign up today!

Good luck with your healthcare job search in Ottawa!

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Cali Wiersma
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