Salary Insights

Now in its 6th year, the MDA program has established a reputation for high student calibre and exceptional output.

We are proud to share the following salary insights for employers looking to recruit MDA students:

Salary Insights
MDA Student Salaries for the Co-op Work Term Hourly Rate of Pay
Typical Hiring Range for MDA Students $25-35/hour
Average Over the First 5 Years of the MDA Program $30/hour
Average During the 2022 Co-op Work Term $35/hour

Each experiential learning opportunity may be eligible for The Ontario Co-operative Education Tax Credit (maximum credit $3,000 per four-month placement). Other funding for employers includes the MITACS – Accelerate program ($15,000 per four-month term), where grants are available to offset the cost of employing students.