Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|November 2013||November 2014||November 2013 to November 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,859.4||27.63||1,907.1||28.14||1.8|
|15 to 24 years||301.1||17.22||306.7||17.97||4.4|
|25 to 54 years||1,277.1||29.52||1,321.6||29.90||1.3|
|55 years and over||281.3||30.18||278.9||30.97||2.6|
|No union coverage3||1,450.3||26.54||1,486.2||27.02||1.8|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||335.4||24.91||329.9||26.48||6.3|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||165.1||39.64||153.5||40.05||1.0|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||141.4||34.02||170.3||35.00||2.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||32.3||26.39||39.8||24.99||-5.3|
|Sales and service occupations||488.5||18.55||476.0||18.28||-1.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||335.7||28.13||374.7||29.20||3.8|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||72.6||29.84||65.8||29.78||-0.2|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||57.4||25.16||66.1||24.89||-1.1|
|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: 2014-12-05.
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