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Survey Analysis

The following analyses based on the 2017 Alberta Wage and Salary Survey provides Albertans with value-added information.

Top Occupations by Vacancy Rates in Alberta and in the Economic Regions [pdf]

Average Wage by Industry and Economic Region [pdf]

Below are 19 industry sector summary reports that include:

  • wage information on common occupations in each industry
  • information on job vacancies and hiring difficulties

Industry Sectors

Accommodation and Food Services [pdf]

Agriculture [pdf]

Business, Building and Other Support Services [pdf]

Construction [pdf] 

Educational Services [pdf]

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing [pdf]

Forestry, Logging, Fishing, Hunting and Trapping [pdf]

Health Care and Social Assistance [pdf]

Information, Culture and Recreation [pdf]

Manufacturing [pdf]

Mining [pdf]

Oil and Gas Extraction [pdf]

Other Services Sector (Repair, Personal and Related Services) [pdf]

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services [pdf]

Public Administration [pdf]

Retail Trade [pdf]

Transportation and Warehousing [pdf]

Utilities [pdf]

Wholesale Trade [pdf]


For any questions regarding the survey's methodology or interpretation of the survey data, contact us at

Information Disclaimer

It is important to note that the results of the Alberta Wage and Salary Survey are estimates based on a sample of employers. In order to make an informed wage and salary decision, we recommend you research other wage sources [pdf] available to supplement the Alberta Wage and Salary Survey results.

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