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)
  January 2015 January 2016 January 2015 to January 2016
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
Alta.          
15 years and over 1,914.9 28.55 1,863.9 29.27 2.5
15 to 24 years 299.7 18.18 274.8 17.07 -6.1
25 to 54 years 1,326.7 30.29 1,283.3 31.32 3.4
55 years and over 288.5 31.32 305.8 31.63 1.0
Males 1,021.1 31.34 962.2 31.99 2.1
Females 893.8 25.38 901.7 26.37 3.9
Full-time employees 1,614.9 30.18 1,535.1 31.27 3.6
Part-time employees 300.0 19.79 328.8 19.92 0.7
Union coverage2 418.6 32.46 467.6 33.28 2.5
No union coverage3 1,496.3 27.46 1,396.3 27.93 1.7
Permanent employees4 1,708.5 29.22 1,665.8 30.13 3.1
Temporary employees5 206.4 23.05 198.1 22.05 -4.3
Management occupations 121.5 43.83 127.4 44.15 0.7
Business, finance and administration occupations 317.5 27.83 309.9 29.18 4.9
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 157.2 39.25 166.8 39.81 1.4
Health occupations 119.4 32.59 161.2 33.28 2.1
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 209.6 33.35 199.8 30.57 -8.3
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 31.6 24.45 36.6 23.37 -4.4
Sales and service occupations 449.9 17.85 452.7 18.66 4.5
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 376.1 29.34 303.5 30.64 4.4
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 64.0 29.10 49.5 31.70 8.9
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 68.2 25.87 56.3 28.44 9.9

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