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)
  December 2015 December 2016 December 2015 to December 2016
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
Alta.          
15 years and over 1,888.4 29.34 1,882.6 29.83 1.7
15 to 24 years 288.4 16.98 283.3 18.16 6.9
25 to 54 years 1,290.5 31.57 1,291.3 31.86 0.9
55 years and over 309.4 31.58 308.0 32.03 1.4
Males 975.4 32.59 967.4 32.98 1.2
Females 913.0 25.87 915.2 26.49 2.4
Full-time employees 1,554.4 31.46 1,550.1 31.82 1.1
Part-time employees 334.0 19.51 332.5 20.51 5.1
Union coverage2 455.5 33.10 479.9 34.32 3.7
No union coverage3 1,432.9 28.15 1,402.7 28.29 0.5
Permanent employees4 1,680.1 30.29 1,661.7 30.57 0.9
Temporary employees5 208.3 21.74 220.9 24.24 11.5
Management occupations 141.3 43.67 103.4 46.48 6.4
Business, finance and administration occupations 317.8 28.45 330.2 28.58 0.5
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 173.4 41.01 150.2 42.36 3.3
Health occupations 143.0 33.36 140.7 34.60 3.7
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 197.6 30.51 229.9 34.37 12.7
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 35.9 23.95 28.9 23.76 -0.8
Sales and service occupations 448.5 18.63 476.7 18.78 0.8
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 315.6 30.72 305.6 30.94 0.7
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 50.6 31.72 54.7 33.23 4.8
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 64.6 27.40 62.2 29.87 9.0

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