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Chief Returning Officer hourly salaries in Canada at Elections Canada

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Average salary
$17.48 per hour
Below national average
Average $17.48
Low $10.15
High $26.25

Salary estimated from 6 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

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Reviews about Pay & benefits for Chief Returning Officer at Elections Canada

great team members, good management

fast paced repetitive environment, not a bad job with good pay and great management. the people train you well, and you make your own breaks. 16 hour shift tho, plenty of overtime


easy breaks, great staff, good management


overtime, repetitive
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I liked the experience

Pretty easy for anyone to gain employment ! Staff train and are very supportive on day of election . There aren’t any complaints except super long shift and not enough breaks




Not many breaks
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Fun place to work

I would enjoy working there again. Supervisor was excellent. Pay was slightly too low. Location of poll station was perfect. All supplies were present.


Very enjoyable working with the public


Long hours Would have been nice to have a free lunch and an actual lunch break
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How much does a Chief Returning Officer make at Elections Canada in Canada?

Average Elections Canada Chief Returning Officer hourly pay in Canada is approximately $17.48, which is 39% below the national average.

Salary information comes from 22 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

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