Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|August 2014||August 2015||August 2014 to August 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,894.3||28.14||1,950.1||29.16||3.6|
|15 to 24 years||341.9||17.25||335.7||17.70||2.6|
|25 to 54 years||1,273.8||30.65||1,308.9||32.05||4.6|
|55 years and over||278.7||30.03||305.5||29.40||-2.1|
|No union coverage3||1,495.4||26.98||1,505.4||27.96||3.6|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||334.9||25.92||335.8||27.37||5.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||150.1||40.51||178.9||42.71||5.4|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||131.8||34.94||137.9||33.19||-5.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||39.8||29.78||38.9||26.92||-9.6|
|Sales and service occupations||471.7||18.03||467.3||19.13||6.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||387.4||29.09||378.5||29.74||2.2|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||85.0||28.49||79.0||29.92||5.0|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||64.2||26.07||64.4||26.57||1.9|
|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: 2015-09-04.
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