Average Weekly Earnings
Average weekly earnings are derived by dividing total weekly earnings (including overtime earnings) by the number of employees. This data is compiled from the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours which is a business census of non-farm payroll employees.
Average Weekly Earnings ($/week)
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PUBLISHED - Feb 23, 2018
In December 2017, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,155, up 2.3% from the same period in 2016. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1003 in December, up 2.5% from the same period last year. Alberta's December average wage of $1,155 was well ahead of the next highest province, Saskatchewan, at $1,048.