Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|July 2016||July 2017||July 2016 to July 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,893.7||29.55||1,915.6||29.76||0.7|
|15 to 24 years||312.2||16.90||320.7||16.91||0.1|
|25 to 54 years||1,292.1||32.03||1,297.1||32.49||1.4|
|55 years and over||289.4||32.09||297.9||31.71||-1.2|
|No union coverage3||1,450.1||28.04||1,458.0||28.28||0.9|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||337.9||28.83||310.6||28.88||0.2|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||152.3||43.25||157.7||43.05||-0.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||188.4||34.69||172.1||34.34||-1.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||33.3||22.87||28.8||22.65||-1.0|
|Sales and service occupations||476.2||18.43||491.7||18.42||-0.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||321.4||29.43||341.9||30.86||4.9|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||61.0||26.35||76.0||28.56||8.4|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||63.0||29.11||56.7||31.40||7.9|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2017-08-04.
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