Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|June 2014||June 2015||June 2014 to June 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,915.0||28.07||1,965.3||28.91||3.0|
|15 to 24 years||329.7||17.13||337.2||18.09||5.6|
|25 to 54 years||1,282.0||30.63||1,312.9||31.69||3.5|
|55 years and over||303.3||29.14||315.2||28.92||-0.8|
|No union coverage3||1,490.5||27.04||1,508.2||27.81||2.8|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||317.1||26.04||349.6||27.22||4.5|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||160.4||40.64||168.2||41.26||1.5|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||143.0||32.57||148.5||32.91||1.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||37.4||28.78||27.5||27.40||-4.8|
|Sales and service occupations||499.3||18.11||478.8||19.27||6.4|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||375.0||28.61||379.4||29.62||3.5|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||80.4||30.60||78.2||28.96||-5.4|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||62.5||27.95||66.9||26.01||-6.9|
|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 282-0069 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2015-07-10.
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