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 - May 25, 2017
In March 2017, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,123, 0.9% less than the same period in 2016. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $972 in March, up 1.2% from the same period last year. Alberta's March average wage of $1,123 was ahead of the next highest province, Newfoundland and Labrador, at $1,043.