Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|October 2013||October 2014||October 2013 to October 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,843.4||28.08||1,907.9||28.26||0.6|
|15 to 24 years||297.4||17.55||308.9||18.06||2.9|
|25 to 54 years||1,260.7||29.83||1,298.6||30.06||0.8|
|55 years and over||285.4||31.31||300.4||30.95||-1.1|
|No union coverage3||1,436.4||27.03||1,486.2||27.14||0.4|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||323.9||26.05||325.8||26.58||2.0|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||173.2||40.78||152.9||41.24||1.1|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||143.9||33.55||161.3||34.50||2.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||36.7||24.28||44.4||24.88||2.5|
|Sales and service occupations||470.2||18.77||465.0||18.23||-2.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||338.6||28.20||381.1||28.87||2.4|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||69.1||29.88||71.3||28.60||-4.3|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||60.3||25.42||72.2||24.93||-1.9|
|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: 2014-11-07.
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