Why we're doing this project
When Canadian students decide to pursue post-secondary education (PSE), they want to know how much they can expect to earn after graduation. Reliable information about PSE labour market outcomes helps students, parents, policy-makers and the broader Canadian public make more informed decisions.
What the project is about
What we found
Earnings for Canadian PSE graduates increase significantly over time across all credentials and fields of study. Women and international students who stay to work in Canada experience lower earnings initially. The earnings of international students catch up to their peers, but women face a persistent and growing wage gap.
The findings and data can be customized and explored through various tools, including the following: