Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|December 2013||December 2014||December 2013 to December 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,849.3||27.98||1,914.7||28.28||1.1|
|15 to 24 years||299.1||16.78||307.1||17.73||5.7|
|25 to 54 years||1,274.4||29.97||1,324.9||30.02||0.2|
|55 years and over||275.8||30.93||282.7||31.60||2.2|
|No union coverage3||1,442.2||26.99||1,483.9||27.22||0.9|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||339.5||25.29||339.4||26.59||5.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||153.0||40.25||156.5||39.55||-1.7|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||145.4||33.47||181.0||34.87||4.2|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||33.3||25.63||37.4||22.93||-10.5|
|Sales and service occupations||481.1||18.76||464.3||18.25||-2.7|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||329.1||28.38||377.7||28.97||2.1|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||69.1||32.66||71.6||28.56||-12.6|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||58.1||24.96||59.4||24.41||-2.2|
|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: 2015-01-09.
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