Issue 19-73 Average Weekly Earnings

April 26, 2019

Average weekly earnings (including overtime) of payroll employees in British Columbia were $969.20 in February (seasonally adjusted, current dollars), $5.64 less than in the previous month (-0.6%).

Nationally, employee wages averaged $1007.40, also lower than the previous month (-0.3% or -$3.30). Average weekly earnings in British Columbia ranked behind Alberta ($1,140.93), Newfoundland and Labrador ($1,036.12), Ontario ($1,025.95) and Saskatchewan ($1,025.18).

Data Source: Statistics Canada