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Table 6 Average weekly wage earnings and distribution of workers by NHRIC-1 and NVRIC-1—2006 (weighted)

From: Is the lower return to immigrants’ foreign schooling a postarrival problem in Canada?

  NVRIC
NHRIC-1 1 2 3 4 5 Total
NB 48 % 10 % 22 % 11 % 9 % 1,634,415
1152 1055 1109 1128 1104 1125
IMM-CE 46 % 11 % 20 % 13 % 10 % 251,585
1259 1088 1187 1169 1218 1210
IMM-FE 41 % 10 % 23 % 13 % 13 % 88,595
1240 1015 1126 1073 1145 1166
  NHRIC
NVRIC-1 1 2 3 4 5 Total
NB 34 % 4 % 6 % 9 % 46 % 2,256,835
1152 1644 1193 1077 976 1085
IMM-CE 30 % 5 % 6 % 10 % 49 % 378,925
1259 1913 1278 1214 1128 1224
IMM-FE 22 % 4 % 4 % 9 % 60 % 163,030
1240 1484 1054 1083 1002 1084
  1. Notes: “NB”, “IMM-CE”, and “IMM-FE” denote native-born, Canadian-educated immigrant, and foreign-educated immigrant workers, respectively. Average weekly wages are shown under the percentage distributions