Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Alberta)
|September 2015||September 2016||September 2015 to September 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||1,949.5||29.28||1,896.8||29.54||0.9|
|15 to 24 years||298.3||17.39||295.0||17.85||2.6|
|25 to 54 years||1,322.5||31.84||1,292.7||31.54||-0.9|
|55 years and over||328.7||29.74||309.1||32.36||8.8|
|No union coverage3||1,489.5||27.95||1,409.1||27.88||-0.3|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||314.9||28.04||332.1||29.15||4.0|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||172.8||41.97||138.7||41.30||-1.6|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||190.6||31.66||208.7||34.71||9.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||27.1||30.78||31.7||25.98||-15.6|
|Sales and service occupations||460.3||18.74||480.8||18.32||-2.2|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||375.1||29.75||333.0||30.00||0.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||70.2||31.17||52.6||29.01||-6.9|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||64.7||26.70||71.7||29.95||12.2|
|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: 2016-10-07.
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