Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)

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Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly)
(Alberta)
  August 2015 August 2016 August 2015 to August 2016
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
Alta.          
15 years and over 1,950.1 29.16 1,905.5 29.21 0.2
15 to 24 years 335.7 17.70 313.2 16.91 -4.5
25 to 54 years 1,308.9 32.05 1,300.1 31.60 -1.4
55 years and over 305.5 29.40 292.2 31.76 8.0
Males 1,053.5 31.79 1,007.4 32.02 0.7
Females 896.6 26.07 898.0 26.06 0.0
Full-time employees 1,696.8 30.56 1,612.7 30.80 0.8
Part-time employees 253.2 19.76 292.8 20.44 3.4
Union coverage2 444.7 33.23 461.5 33.86 1.9
No union coverage3 1,505.4 27.96 1,444.0 27.72 -0.9
Permanent employees4 1,697.2 30.30 1,659.0 30.09 -0.7
Temporary employees5 252.8 21.49 246.5 23.26 8.2
Management occupations 125.5 42.48 121.8 46.35 9.1
Business, finance and administration occupations 323.5 27.77 329.7 29.20 5.1
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 178.9 42.71 144.6 41.45 -3.0
Health occupations 146.9 33.31 142.4 34.79 4.4
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 169.0 31.94 194.8 33.38 4.5
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 31.0 25.75 33.8 21.81 -15.3
Sales and service occupations 456.4 18.74 485.2 18.16 -3.1
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 372.3 29.72 325.7 29.94 0.7
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 78.6 29.91 59.8 27.11 -9.4
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 68.0 27.28 67.7 29.77 9.1

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