Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)

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Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly)
(Alberta)
  January 2016 January 2017 January 2016 to January 2017
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
Alta.          
15 years and over 1,863.9 29.27 1,868.7 29.54 0.9
15 to 24 years 274.8 17.07 275.1 18.09 6.0
25 to 54 years 1,283.3 31.32 1,284.6 31.63 1.0
55 years and over 305.8 31.63 309.1 31.04 -1.9
Males 962.2 31.99 942.0 32.55 1.8
Females 901.7 26.37 926.7 26.48 0.4
Full-time employees 1,535.1 31.27 1,504.4 31.69 1.3
Part-time employees 328.8 19.92 364.3 20.63 3.6
Union coverage2 467.6 33.28 477.1 34.31 3.1
No union coverage3 1,396.3 27.93 1,391.7 27.90 -0.1
Permanent employees4 1,665.8 30.13 1,653.6 30.19 0.2
Temporary employees5 198.1 22.05 215.1 24.54 11.3
Management occupations 127.4 44.15 107.4 44.35 0.5
Business, finance and administration occupations 309.9 29.18 337.3 28.35 -2.8
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 166.8 39.81 148.6 41.11 3.3
Health occupations 161.2 33.28 140.2 33.28 0.0
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 199.8 30.57 234.6 33.49 9.6
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 36.6 23.37 31.9 23.84 2.0
Sales and service occupations 452.7 18.66 451.0 18.67 0.1
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 303.5 30.64 301.4 31.03 1.3
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 49.5 31.70 59.9 33.40 5.4
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 56.3 28.44 56.4 30.22 6.3

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