Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|April 2014||April 2015||April 2014 to April 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,836.4||28.20||1,903.4||28.97||2.7|
|15 to 24 years||283.8||16.77||292.7||18.03||7.5|
|25 to 54 years||1,267.3||30.27||1,305.2||31.25||3.2|
|55 years and over||285.4||30.40||305.4||29.75||-2.1|
|No union coverage3||1,414.3||27.12||1,454.8||27.81||2.5|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||330.7||26.04||330.8||27.68||6.3|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||144.8||39.64||163.9||39.19||-1.1|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||143.9||31.42||153.3||35.49||13.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||34.8||28.84||26.4||25.62||-11.2|
|Sales and service occupations||471.3||17.86||479.3||18.73||4.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||333.1||29.71||352.4||30.10||1.3|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||73.6||32.11||62.2||28.86||-10.1|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||47.9||26.55||61.5||25.65||-3.4|
|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: 2015-05-08.
Find information related to this table (CANSIM table(s); Definitions, data sources and methods; The Daily; publications; and related Summary tables).
- Date modified: