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 - Sep 26, 2019

In July 2019, average weekly earnings in Alberta were $1,149, a 0.3% increase from July 2018. Alberta's July average wage was the highest in the country. Nationally, average weekly earnings were $1,017 in July 2019, up 2.6% from the same period in 2018.