Issue 17-19: Payroll Employment, Earnings and Hours

January 26, 2017

Average weekly earnings of payroll employees in British Columbia were $924.46 in November (seasonally adjusted, current dollars), $8.13 higher than in the previous month (+0.9%). Nationally, employee wages averaged $960.60, a rise of 0.8% over the previous month. Average weekly earnings in British Columbia ranked behind Alberta ($1,114.21), Newfoundland and Labrador ($1,035.18) Saskatchewan ($988.81) and Ontario ($978.24).

Data Source: Statistics Canada