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.

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Average Weekly Earnings ($/week)

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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jan 26, 2017

In November 2016, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,121, 1.6% less than the same period in 2015. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $958 in November, up 0.8% from the same period last year. Alberta's November average wage of $1,121 was ahead of the next highest province, Newfoundland and Labrador, at $1,035.