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 - Oct 31, 2019
In August 2019, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,163, a 1.3% increase from August 2018. Alberta's August average wage was the highest in the country. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1,032 in August 2019, up 3.1% from the same period in 2018.