2018 Wage & Salary Review

Published June 4, 2018

Thank you to all who participated in EDAC’s Wage & Salary Survey. We value this information to provide member to member data that shares of an overall view of economic development budgets, allocations and standards across Canada.

Here are some of the interesting findings:

  • The Ec.D. is still in high demand – 78% of respondents have, or are working toward, their Ec.D.
  • 75% of respondents work in Municipal Departments
  • Overall economic development budgets are mostly derived from Municipal funding – based on 89% of respondents


Tourism/Economic Development Officer – Athabasca County

Closing Date: November 8, 2019
Athabasca County is presently accepting applications for a Tourism / Economic Development Officer at the County Administration Office.  This is a one (1) year term maternity leave position. The Tourism / Economic Development Officer is responsible for implementing the...

Director, Economic Strategy – York Region

Closing Date: October 23, 2019
Reporting to the Chief Planner, the Director, Economic Strategy is responsible for the delivery of Economic Development programs for the Region; developing policies and programs, establishing plans and expected results, operational forecasting and provision of services; ensuring provision of...

Regional Economic Development Officer – The FDC Regional Economic Development Commission

Closing Date: October 25, 2019
The Regional Economic Development Officer (REDO) is responsible for facilitating, promoting and ensuring community and economic development in order to secure opportunities for economic and business development and increase local employment.

Leduc County – Investment Readiness and Implementation Strategy RFP

Planning Consulting Services request for proposals. Closing date: October 8, 2019.