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 - Dec 21, 2018

In October 2018, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,155, unchanged from the same period in 2017. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1,005 in September, up 2.5% from the same period last year. Alberta's October average wage of $1,155 was well ahead of the next highest province, Newfoundland and Labrador, at $1,044.