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 - Apr 25, 2019

In February 2019, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,154, a 1.3% decrease from February of 2018. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1,014 in February, up 1.0% from the same period in 2018. Alberta's February average wage of $1,154 was well ahead of the next highest province, Newfoundland and Labrador, at $1,038.