Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and profession, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|April 2012||April 2013||April 2012 to April 2013|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,769.5||26.02||1,806.5||27.80||6.8|
|15 to 24 years||294.8||16.27||283.4||17.22||5.8|
|25 to 54 years||1,220.6||27.95||1,252.9||29.55||5.7|
|55 years and over||254.1||28.08||270.3||30.82||9.8|
|No union coverage3||1,362.1||24.79||1,379.9||26.69||7.7|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||332.9||24.46||357.5||25.48||4.2|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||146.4||37.12||173.5||40.60||9.4|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||143.1||31.33||144.9||32.23||2.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||25.9||23.76||33.3||25.49||7.3|
|Sales and service occupations||449.7||16.70||433.3||17.98||7.7|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||327.0||27.76||325.5||29.12||4.9|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||66.3||28.99||65.5||26.85||-7.4|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||62.7||24.20||59.3||23.88||-1.3|
|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: 2013-05-10.
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