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 - Feb 27, 2019
In December 2018, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,155, a 0.1% decrease from December of 2017. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1,024 in December, up 2.0% from the same period in 2017. Alberta's December average wage of $1,155 was well ahead of the next highest province, Newfoundland and Labrador, at $1,057.