Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|February 2014||February 2015||February 2014 to February 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,867.3||28.07||1,902.5||28.71||2.3|
|15 to 24 years||292.5||16.67||293.8||18.21||9.2|
|25 to 54 years||1,289.2||30.05||1,312.7||30.69||2.1|
|55 years and over||285.6||30.82||296.1||30.34||-1.6|
|No union coverage3||1,456.0||26.97||1,466.5||27.62||2.4|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||342.4||25.58||348.9||27.14||6.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||154.6||40.34||146.4||39.62||-1.8|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||135.2||32.10||166.2||34.34||7.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||36.1||25.70||31.6||24.81||-3.5|
|Sales and service occupations||474.8||18.68||459.3||18.68||0.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||345.9||29.30||376.6||29.64||1.2|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||81.3||31.86||62.9||29.38||-7.8|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||49.2||25.90||60.8||26.52||2.4|
|1. Those who work as employees of a private firm or business or the public sector. |
2. Employees who are members of a union and employees who are not union members but who are covered by a collective agreement or a union contract.
3. Employees who are not members of a union or not covered by a collective agreement or a union contract.
4. A permanent job is one that is expected to last as long as the employee wants it, given that business conditions permit. That is, there is no pre-determined termination date.
5. A temporary job has a predetermined end date, or will end as soon as a specified project is completed. Includes seasonal jobs; temporary, term or contract jobs including work done through a temporary help agency; casual jobs; and other temporary work.
Sources: Statistics Canada, CANSIM tables 282-0069 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2015-03-13.
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