As of May 2015, the average salary of a nursing unit clerk in Canada is C$20.52 per hour, according to PayScale. A nursing unit clerk performs administrative and patient-relations duties under nursing staff supervision and may require an associate's degree, certifications and on-the-job training.
The salary for a nursing unit clerk does not depend or vary based on previous experience or location, notes PayScale. An entry-level clerk earns about C$20.13 while an experienced clerk earns just over a dollar more per hour. Most nursing unit clerks move on to other jobs within the healthcare field as they gain more experience.