Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|July 2013||July 2014||July 2013 to July 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,884.0||27.12||1,927.8||28.06||3.5|
|15 to 24 years||354.4||16.59||348.3||17.41||4.9|
|25 to 54 years||1,254.3||29.46||1,289.5||30.42||3.3|
|55 years and over||275.3||30.01||289.9||30.39||1.3|
|No union coverage3||1,466.1||26.05||1,505.5||27.02||3.7|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||335.4||26.28||311.7||26.27||0.0|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||169.0||38.92||164.3||41.77||7.3|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||130.8||32.56||132.9||31.97||-1.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||35.2||23.74||39.2||28.42||19.7|
|Sales and service occupations||482.6||17.57||506.9||18.14||3.2|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||365.4||27.95||385.2||28.77||2.9|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||77.5||27.56||78.2||29.09||5.6|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||65.2||23.12||73.4||26.20||13.3|
|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: 2014-08-15.
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