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)
  January 2014 January 2015 January 2014 to January 2015
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
Alta.          
15 years and over 1,858.5 28.14 1,914.9 28.55 1.5
15 to 24 years 288.3 17.03 299.7 18.18 6.8
25 to 54 years 1,294.6 30.13 1,326.7 30.29 0.5
55 years and over 275.6 30.42 288.5 31.32 3.0
Men 977.6 31.19 1,021.1 31.34 0.5
Women 880.9 24.75 893.8 25.38 2.5
Full-time 1,554.2 29.72 1,614.9 30.18 1.5
Part-time 304.3 20.05 300.0 19.79 -1.3
Union coverage2 401.7 32.00 418.6 32.46 1.4
No union coverage3 1,456.8 27.07 1,496.3 27.46 1.4
Permanent job4 1,646.3 28.89 1,708.5 29.22 1.1
Temporary job5 212.2 22.29 206.4 23.05 3.4
Management occupations 124.2 42.49 118.9 44.48 4.7
Business, finance and administrative occupations 353.2 25.61 341.5 27.33 6.7
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 150.7 40.27 157.2 39.25 -2.5
Health occupations 117.8 33.44 119.4 32.59 -2.5
Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 144.8 32.02 171.1 35.14 9.7
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 36.3 26.86 35.4 25.62 -4.6
Sales and service occupations 474.8 18.85 458.7 18.09 -4.0
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 335.6 29.41 385.1 29.44 0.1
Occupations unique to primary industry 70.1 31.59 64.8 29.23 -7.5
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 51.0 25.80 62.9 24.56 -4.8

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