2023 Living Wage Rates

It's Living Wage Week 2023, and as always, we lead off with the updated living wage rates. This year saw increases in all 10 regions, with the GTA as the highest at $25.05 and the Southwest (Windsor) coming in at $18.85. Use our interactive map to find your local rate.

We show our work. Read the full report on how we conducted this year's calculations at ontariolivingwage.ca/documentation.

Ontario's third highest rate – Ottawa – saw the largest increase over last year of 12 percent, going up to $21.95 from $19.60.

As of today there are 868 certified living wage workplaces across 635 employers in the province.