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 19, 2019

In October 2019, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,184, a 2.8% increase from October 2018. Alberta's October average wage was the highest in the country and the highest in Alberta's history. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1,039 in October 2019, up 3.5% from the same period in 2018.