Issue 17-83: Average Weekly Earnings

July 27, 2017

There was a small change in average weekly earnings of payroll employees in British Columbia in May (seasonally adjusted, current dollars), with wages in the province averaging $939.99, compared to $934.23 a month earlier. Nationally, earnings averaged $972.41 per week, a rise of 0.1% from April. British Columbia’s average weekly earnings ranked behind four provinces and each of the three territories, with earnings across the country ranging from a high of $1356.20 in the Northwest Territories to a low of $820.56 in Prince Edward Island.

Source: Statistics Canada