Co-op Salary Guidelines

The primary cost to the employer is the student’s wage. The chart below provides you with a good indication of the hourly salary employers pay students in each program.

Other costs to you, may include:

  • Benefits (vacation pay, EI, CPP, and Workers’ Compensation contributions)
  • Overhead (allocation of a desk, chair, computer, etc.)
  • Supervisory time
  • Travel costs, if you wish to reimburse the student for the costs of relocating
  • Performance bonuses

Salaries are based on positions filled for the Winter, Summer and Fall 2019 co-op work terms (average of 35 hours/week).

All figures are rounded to the nearest dollar.

Business Administration

Co-op 1

Average Hourly: $15.50

Range Hourly:$14 – $17

Co-op 2

Average Hourly: $16

Range Hourly:$15 – $18

Co-op 3

Average Hourly: $16.50

Range Hourly:$15 – $20

Public Relations

Co-op 1

Average Hourly: $16

Range Hourly:$13 – $23

Co-op 2

Average Hourly: $17

Range Hourly:$13 – $24

Co-op 3

Average Hourly: $17.50

Range Hourly:$14 – $25

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Co-op 1

Average Hourly: $13.50

Range Hourly:$12 – $15

Co-op 2

Average Hourly: $13.50

Range Hourly:$12 – $16

Co-op 3

Average Hourly: $13.50

Range Hourly:$12 – $16