Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|November 2015||November 2016||November 2015 to November 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,914.9||29.48||1,895.4||29.51||0.1|
|15 to 24 years||289.4||17.13||284.8||17.22||0.5|
|25 to 54 years||1,314.7||31.66||1,298.2||31.63||-0.1|
|55 years and over||310.8||31.75||312.4||31.88||0.4|
|No union coverage3||1,445.6||28.22||1,424.5||27.97||-0.9|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||327.2||28.17||338.4||28.77||2.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||164.5||41.45||139.7||42.18||1.8|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||193.9||31.49||229.1||34.36||9.1|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||32.7||24.02||27.9||23.91||-0.5|
|Sales and service occupations||452.5||18.97||470.0||18.04||-4.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||345.4||30.71||323.3||30.22||-1.6|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||57.9||31.54||55.9||32.69||3.6|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||60.2||28.21||64.2||29.66||5.1|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2016-12-02.
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