Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|February 2013||February 2014||February 2013 to February 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,812.0||27.55||1,866.0||28.20||2.4|
|15 to 24 years||283.1||17.16||293.8||16.65||-3.0|
|25 to 54 years||1,254.2||29.22||1,284.5||30.25||3.5|
|55 years and over||274.7||30.60||287.6||30.84||0.8|
|No union coverage3||1,380.1||26.44||1,453.7||27.25||3.1|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||342.7||24.98||330.2||25.71||2.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||159.7||39.38||157.2||40.96||4.0|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||147.5||34.49||144.4||32.14||-6.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||31.1||23.50||37.3||26.52||12.9|
|Sales and service occupations||437.3||17.66||482.8||18.86||6.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||340.3||28.74||337.0||28.85||0.4|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||64.7||27.68||82.5||31.36||13.3|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||58.9||24.61||45.4||26.45||7.5|
|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: 2014-03-07.
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