Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|July 2015||July 2016||July 2015 to July 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,952.5||29.05||1,893.7||29.55||1.7|
|15 to 24 years||341.1||17.54||312.2||16.90||-3.6|
|25 to 54 years||1,297.4||32.01||1,292.1||32.03||0.1|
|55 years and over||314.0||29.33||289.4||32.09||9.4|
|No union coverage3||1,504.9||27.77||1,450.1||28.04||1.0|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||313.4||27.61||337.9||28.83||4.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||183.4||43.02||152.3||43.25||0.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||165.3||31.75||188.4||34.69||9.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||24.8||27.06||33.3||22.87||-15.5|
|Sales and service occupations||468.2||18.86||476.2||18.43||-2.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||382.4||29.38||321.4||29.43||0.2|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||80.0||29.32||61.0||26.35||-10.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||68.3||26.67||63.0||29.11||9.1|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2016-08-05.
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