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 - Sep 24, 2020
In July 2020, average weekly earnings in Alberta remained the highest in Canada at $1,199, a 3.8% increase from July 2019. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1,107 in July 2020, up 8.7% from the same period in 2019. Average weekly earnings are down from last month as employment increased for lower-paid workers in sectors that were significantly affected by COVID-19.