Government of Alberta
Special Announcement

Alberta Wage and Salary Information

Check out the wages and salaries for over 400 occupations in Alberta. The 2013 Alberta Wage and Salary Survey provides information on wages, salaries and skill shortages by occupations, regions and industry groups within the province.

By providing accurate wage data, the government can help Albertans make career and education plans; help industry make informed compensation decisions and develop competitive hiring policies; and help organizations determine pay scales. Other uses include wage negotiation and providing career advice.

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From Dreams to Action: Setting SMART Goals
I’d love to own my own business…I dream about owning my own home…I want to complete my R.N.… Your dreams or visions for your future can be powerful motivators. Setting goals based o... read more



Career and Technology Studies Teacher
Career and technology studies (CTS) teachers help junior and senior high school students learn skills for personal living and prep... read more



Education and Training Planner
How do you choose an education and training program that will help you do the kind of work you want to do? Education and Training Planner helps you explore the programs and steps required for fur... read more



I'm not sure what I want to do when I graduate. Where do I start?
To find a career path that fits, you need to know yourself. Our self-assessment quizzes will help you take the first step... read more

New report details Alberta's High-Demand Occupations

Chefs, civil engineers, heavy-duty equipment mechanics and crane operators are among top occupations to consider in Alberta over the next three years. The Short-Term Employment Forecast 2014-2016 looks at 260 occupations across the wage and skills spectrum and reveals 31 that are expected to be in highest demand. ... read more

May 2014 ALIS eNewsletter

Check out the latest eNewsletter. It has articles on the new OCCinfo website, youth transitioning to careers and independence, finding the right person for that job opening, stories of women in non-tradtional occupations and more.  Subscribe and get the next issue emailed to you.

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