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)
  May 2014 May 2015 May 2014 to May 2015
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
Alta.          
15 years and over 1,907.2 27.86 1,946.7 29.24 5.0
15 to 24 years 319.4 17.11 320.0 18.65 9.0
25 to 54 years 1,286.4 30.18 1,314.5 31.82 5.4
55 years and over 301.4 29.36 312.2 29.24 -0.4
Men 998.8 31.05 1,030.5 31.95 2.9
Women 908.4 24.36 916.2 26.19 7.5
Full-time 1,609.5 29.58 1,647.9 30.90 4.5
Part-time 297.7 18.55 298.8 20.05 8.1
Union coverage2 439.7 31.14 466.9 33.12 6.4
No union coverage3 1,467.5 26.88 1,479.8 28.01 4.2
Permanent job4 1,632.9 29.01 1,719.3 29.99 3.4
Temporary job5 274.3 21.03 227.4 23.56 12.0
Management occupations 120.5 43.98 130.1 45.73 4.0
Business, finance and administrative occupations 330.6 25.87 336.4 27.54 6.5
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 161.1 39.52 168.9 40.73 3.1
Health occupations 120.9 32.52 145.1 33.24 2.2
Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 143.6 30.81 154.0 33.88 10.0
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 36.0 28.11 28.9 25.94 -7.7
Sales and service occupations 494.8 18.07 474.5 18.97 5.0
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 359.2 29.28 367.4 30.12 2.9
Occupations unique to primary industry 82.0 30.20 74.3 28.40 -6.0
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 58.5 27.62 67.3 27.70 0.3

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