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 - Aug 27, 2020

In June 2020, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,216, a 4.5% increase from June 2019. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1,120 in June 2020, up 9.3% from the same period in 2019. Average payroll earnings are down from last month as employment increased for lower-paid workers in sectors that were significantly affected by COVID-19.