Issue 19-139 Average Weekly Earnings

August 29, 2019

Average weekly earnings of payroll employees in British Columbia were $996.30 in June (seasonally adjusted, current dollars), $4.99 lower than in the previous month (-0.5%). Nationally, employee wages averaged $1,026.07, a decline of 0.5% over May. Average weekly earnings in British Columbia ranked behind Alberta ($1,169.85), Newfoundland and Labrador ($1,067.03) Ontario ($1,041.77) and Saskatchewan ($1,038.05).

Data Source: Statistics Canada