Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|June 2015||June 2016||June 2015 to June 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,965.3||28.91||1,891.9||29.45||1.9|
|15 to 24 years||337.2||18.09||301.5||17.15||-5.2|
|25 to 54 years||1,312.9||31.69||1,290.0||31.74||0.2|
|55 years and over||315.2||28.92||300.4||31.98||10.6|
|No union coverage3||1,508.2||27.81||1,426.8||28.06||0.9|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||333.7||27.65||325.2||28.66||3.7|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||168.2||41.26||146.5||43.13||4.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||198.9||30.86||215.4||33.64||9.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||20.8||25.52||38.2||24.77||-2.9|
|Sales and service occupations||452.0||18.76||480.6||18.39||-2.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||373.2||29.63||302.7||29.82||0.6|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||77.5||29.03||62.8||27.26||-6.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||70.5||26.64||66.2||27.82||4.4|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2016-07-08.
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