Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|August 2013||August 2014||August 2013 to August 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,875.9||27.37||1,901.6||28.09||2.6|
|15 to 24 years||348.3||16.91||338.3||17.30||2.3|
|25 to 54 years||1,245.0||29.62||1,284.7||30.50||3.0|
|55 years and over||282.6||30.33||278.6||30.10||-0.8|
|No union coverage3||1,468.1||26.19||1,499.3||26.95||2.9|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||327.6||26.10||326.8||26.22||0.5|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||169.1||37.89||159.0||39.67||4.7|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||128.6||33.30||136.4||34.28||2.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||41.5||23.68||40.1||28.80||21.6|
|Sales and service occupations||479.0||18.33||470.1||18.05||-1.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||353.1||28.39||389.2||28.89||1.8|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||79.2||27.64||82.9||27.53||-0.4|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||66.0||24.02||68.1||26.37||9.8|
|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: 2014-09-05.
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