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)
  August 2014 August 2015 August 2014 to August 2015
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
Alta.          
15 years and over 1,894.3 28.14 1,950.1 29.16 3.6
15 to 24 years 341.9 17.25 335.7 17.70 2.6
25 to 54 years 1,273.8 30.65 1,308.9 32.05 4.6
55 years and over 278.7 30.03 305.5 29.40 -2.1
Men 1,022.8 31.27 1,053.5 31.79 1.7
Women 871.5 24.47 896.6 26.07 6.5
Full-time 1,632.2 29.63 1,696.8 30.56 3.1
Part-time 262.1 18.90 253.2 19.76 4.6
Union coverage2 398.9 32.50 444.7 33.23 2.2
No union coverage3 1,495.4 26.98 1,505.4 27.96 3.6
Permanent job4 1,637.7 29.18 1,697.2 30.30 3.8
Temporary job5 256.6 21.51 252.8 21.49 -0.1
Management occupations 110.0 45.87 122.6 42.84 -6.6
Business, finance and administrative occupations 334.9 25.92 335.8 27.37 5.6
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 150.1 40.51 178.9 42.71 5.4
Health occupations 119.5 32.16 146.9 33.31 3.6
Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 131.8 34.94 137.9 33.19 -5.0
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 39.8 29.78 38.9 26.92 -9.6
Sales and service occupations 471.7 18.03 467.3 19.13 6.1
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 387.4 29.09 378.5 29.74 2.2
Occupations unique to primary industry 85.0 28.49 79.0 29.92 5.0
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 64.2 26.07 64.4 26.57 1.9

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