Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|September 2014||September 2015||September 2014 to September 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,911.9||28.31||1,949.5||29.28||3.4|
|15 to 24 years||306.0||17.99||298.3||17.39||-3.3|
|25 to 54 years||1,305.6||30.18||1,322.5||31.84||5.5|
|55 years and over||300.3||30.69||328.7||29.74||-3.1|
|No union coverage3||1,490.1||27.16||1,489.5||27.95||2.9|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||324.7||26.18||331.1||27.32||4.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||147.2||40.54||172.8||41.97||3.5|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||155.4||33.64||148.3||33.85||0.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||37.1||26.09||33.0||32.54||24.7|
|Sales and service occupations||474.7||18.15||481.9||19.10||5.2|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||378.7||29.54||383.2||29.85||1.0|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||81.9||29.21||70.8||31.12||6.5|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||69.1||25.90||59.1||25.33||-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: 2015-10-09.
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