Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|November 2016||November 2017||November 2016 to November 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,895.4||29.51||1,919.3||30.48||3.3|
|15 to 24 years||284.8||17.22||265.7||18.14||5.3|
|25 to 54 years||1,298.2||31.63||1,331.1||32.82||3.8|
|55 years and over||312.4||31.88||322.5||31.00||-2.8|
|No union coverage3||1,424.5||27.97||1,424.2||29.03||3.8|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||338.4||28.77||337.3||29.95||4.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||139.7||42.18||153.9||42.98||1.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||229.1||34.36||213.8||33.48||-2.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||27.9||23.91||26.3||26.78||12.0|
|Sales and service occupations||470.0||18.04||473.3||19.41||7.6|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||323.3||30.22||315.2||31.77||5.1|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||55.9||32.69||67.2||30.91||-5.4|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||64.2||29.66||65.2||31.01||4.6|
|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: 2017-12-01.
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