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Household income 7%
Unemployment 1%
In labour force 2%
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IndexSaskatoonSaskatchewanNational
Median household income$88,465$83,941$82,436
Unemployment rate6.5%5.1%6.4%
In labour force65.5%66.8%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Saskatoon is 7% higher than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Saskatoon is 1% higher than the national average
  • In Saskatoon 6.9% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Saskatoon 11.0% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Saskatoon 3.0% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $Input your household income
      $58,970$88,465$176,930
      $55,955$83,941$167,882
      $54,951$82,436$164,872
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, province and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Saskatoon median earnings by income bracket

      Saskatoon employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry5.8%
      Manufacturing sector3.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services9.9%
      Public administration3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%
      Education, health & social services14.9%
      Other21.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Corman Park No. 344, SK9,288$139,87069.7%
      Warman, SK14,245$123,30349.6%
      Martensville, SK11,678$119,59045.1%
      Clavet, SK485$115,50140.1%
      Dalmeny, SK2,036$111,06434.7%
      Saskatoon, SK281,340$88,4657.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Toledo, OH280,854n/a 
      Greensboro, NC282,177n/a 
      Newark, NJ280,139n/a 
      Plano, TX279,088n/a 
      Henderson, NV277,872n/a 
      Saskatoon, SK281,340$88,4657.3%
      Source: The Saskatoon, SK data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.