Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|October 2014||October 2015||October 2014 to October 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,908.7||28.36||1,921.2||29.43||3.8|
|15 to 24 years||311.8||18.13||296.4||17.34||-4.4|
|25 to 54 years||1,294.6||30.24||1,309.3||32.00||5.8|
|55 years and over||302.4||30.83||315.5||30.10||-2.4|
|No union coverage3||1,488.8||27.32||1,438.9||28.34||3.7|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||330.6||26.75||338.0||27.23||1.8|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||147.7||41.89||164.3||42.12||0.5|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||158.5||34.25||144.9||33.76||-1.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||43.2||24.83||31.2||29.52||18.9|
|Sales and service occupations||460.6||18.08||484.7||19.32||6.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||387.8||29.05||380.3||29.99||3.2|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||76.9||29.03||61.0||32.77||12.9|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||67.9||25.13||51.7||28.09||11.8|
|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: 2015-11-06.
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