Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|April 2015||April 2016||April 2015 to April 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,903.4||28.97||1,875.5||30.10||3.9|
|15 to 24 years||292.7||18.03||280.0||17.05||-5.4|
|25 to 54 years||1,305.2||31.25||1,294.3||32.25||3.2|
|55 years and over||305.4||29.75||301.3||33.03||11.0|
|No union coverage3||1,454.8||27.81||1,414.9||28.83||3.7|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||307.5||28.15||327.7||29.36||4.3|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||163.4||39.23||164.6||43.88||11.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||202.2||32.91||207.3||32.41||-1.5|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||21.7||24.30||37.0||24.01||-1.2|
|Sales and service occupations||460.0||18.41||461.9||18.91||2.7|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||347.4||30.01||320.6||31.16||3.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||61.2||29.08||47.5||30.08||3.4|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||65.4||26.57||49.2||27.96||5.2|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2016-05-06.
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