These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs in Canada

According to new data from Statistics Canada, the average hourly wage for full-time employees in 2016 was $27.70.

The same data, which pulled from the Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, also provided a detailed look at some of the best and worst paid positions in Canada.

Click through the gallery to see what jobs earn the highest and lowest average hourly wage.

The wage data excludes overtime pay, tips, incentives and performance pay.

<p>No. 10 lowest-paid job: Cashier<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $13.95<br>(PhotoAlto / James Hardy / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 10 lowest-paid job: Cashier
Average full-time hourly wage: $13.95
(PhotoAlto / James Hardy / Getty Images)

<p>No. 9 lowest-paid job: Hairstylist and barber<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $13.75<br>(Hero Images / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 9 lowest-paid job: Hairstylist and barber
Average full-time hourly wage: $13.75
(Hero Images / Getty Images)

<p>No. 8 lowest-paid job: Shoe repairer and shoemaker<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $13.65<br>(Fran Polito / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 8 lowest-paid job: Shoe repairer and shoemaker
Average full-time hourly wage: $13.65
(Fran Polito / Getty Images)

<p>No. 7 lowest-paid job: Nursery and greenhouse worker<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $13.25<br>(Hero Images / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 7 lowest-paid job: Nursery and greenhouse worker
Average full-time hourly wage: $13.25
(Hero Images / Getty Images)

<p>No. 6 lowest-paid job: Harvesting labourer<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $13.10<br>(Maguey Images / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 6 lowest-paid job: Harvesting labourer
Average full-time hourly wage: $13.10
(Maguey Images / Getty Images)

<p>No. 5 lowest-paid job: Service station attendant<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $13.05<br>(Minerva Studio / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 5 lowest-paid job: Service station attendant
Average full-time hourly wage: $13.05
(Minerva Studio / Getty Images)

<p>No. 4 lowest-paid job: Food counter attendant, kitchen helper and related support occupations<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $13.05<br>(Hero Images / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 4 lowest-paid job: Food counter attendant, kitchen helper and related support occupations
Average full-time hourly wage: $13.05
(Hero Images / Getty Images)

<p>No. 3 lowest-paid job: Maître d’hôtel and host/hostess<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $12.85<br>(PeopleImages / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 3 lowest-paid job: Maître d’hôtel and host/hostess
Average full-time hourly wage: $12.85
(PeopleImages / Getty Images)

<p>No. 2 lowest-paid job: Food and beverage server<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $11.85<br>(Dan Dalton / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 2 lowest-paid job: Food and beverage server
Average full-time hourly wage: $11.85
(Dan Dalton / Getty Images)

<p>No. 1 lowest-paid job: Bartender<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $11.50<br>(Hero Images / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 1 lowest-paid job: Bartender
Average full-time hourly wage: $11.50
(Hero Images / Getty Images)

<p>No. 10 highest-paid job: Chemical engineer<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $54.20<br>(Monty Rakusen / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 10 highest-paid job: Chemical engineer
Average full-time hourly wage: $54.20
(Monty Rakusen / Getty Images)

<p>No. 9 highest-paid job: Commissioned police officer<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $54.30<br>(UpperCut Images / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 9 highest-paid job: Commissioned police officer
Average full-time hourly wage: $54.30
(UpperCut Images / Getty Images)

<p>No. 8 highest-paid job: Senior government manager and official*<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $55.45<br>(mediaphotos / Getty Images)<br>*Only includes senior government managers and officials employed in local, municipal, regional and aboriginal public administrations. </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 8 highest-paid job: Senior government manager and official*
Average full-time hourly wage: $55.45
(mediaphotos / Getty Images)
*Only includes senior government managers and officials employed in local, municipal, regional and aboriginal public administrations.

<p>No. 7 highest-paid job: Geoscientist and oceanographer<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $55.50<br>(Monty Rakusen / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 7 highest-paid job: Geoscientist and oceanographer
Average full-time hourly wage: $55.50
(Monty Rakusen / Getty Images)

<p>No. 6 highest-paid job: Other manager in public administration<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $56.25<br>(Yuri_Arcurs / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 6 highest-paid job: Other manager in public administration
Average full-time hourly wage: $56.25
(Yuri_Arcurs / Getty Images)

<p>No. 5 highest-paid job: University professor and lecturer<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $58.10<br>(Hero Images / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 5 highest-paid job: University professor and lecturer
Average full-time hourly wage: $58.10
(Hero Images / Getty Images)

<p>No. 4 highest-paid job: Engineering manager<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $58.30<br>(Caiaimage / Rafal Rodzoch / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 4 highest-paid job: Engineering manager
Average full-time hourly wage: $58.30
(Caiaimage / Rafal Rodzoch / Getty Images)

<p>No. 3 highest-paid job: Petroleum engineer<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $62.75<br>(shotbydave / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 3 highest-paid job: Petroleum engineer
Average full-time hourly wage: $62.75
(shotbydave / Getty Images)

<p>No. 2 highest-paid job: Dentist<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $72<br>(Musketeer / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 2 highest-paid job: Dentist
Average full-time hourly wage: $72
(Musketeer / Getty Images)

<p>No. 1 highest-paid job: Specialist physician<br>Average full-time hourly wage: $86.75<br>(Sam Edwards / Getty Images) </p>
These are the top 10 lowest and highest paid jobs

No. 1 highest-paid job: Specialist physician
Average full-time hourly wage: $86.75
(Sam Edwards / Getty Images)

What to read next