Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|March 2013||March 2014||March 2013 to March 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,805.4||27.87||1,856.6||28.03||0.6|
|15 to 24 years||288.6||17.33||294.1||16.76||-3.3|
|25 to 54 years||1,241.5||29.81||1,274.7||30.15||1.1|
|55 years and over||275.3||30.19||287.9||30.20||0.0|
|No union coverage3||1,385.2||26.91||1,445.3||27.00||0.3|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||351.3||25.35||342.3||26.03||2.7|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||169.2||39.65||160.9||40.07||1.1|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||146.3||33.62||144.3||30.95||-7.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||31.9||22.35||34.9||26.47||18.4|
|Sales and service occupations||427.0||18.12||479.0||18.35||1.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||328.8||28.81||324.6||29.22||1.4|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||69.2||29.07||81.2||32.02||10.1|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||59.2||25.01||48.7||25.61||2.4|
|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: 2014-04-04.
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