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 - Aug 30, 2017

In June 2017, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,124, 1.9% higher than the same period in 2016. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $978 in June, up 1.9% from the same period last year. Alberta's June average wage of $1,124 was well ahead of the next highest province, Newfoundland and Labrador, at $1,048.