Average Weekly Earnings

Average weekly earnings (including overtime) is a measure of the average weekly income, per employee, at a point in time. It is an indicator of short-term changes in earnings, which can be indicative of consumption patterns. Wages also represent a large portion of business expenses and provide an indication of cost competitiveness among multiple jurisdictions.

Data on this page is seasonally-adjusted.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 14-10-0223-01 (Average Weekly Earnings). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Highlights

  • In May 2021, Saskatchewan's average weekly earnings were $1,113.13, the fourth-highest among provinces in terms of value. Nationally, the average was $1,138.23
  • Saskatchewan's average weekly earnings decreased by -3.2% from May 2020 to May 2021. Nationally, earnings decreased by -0.1%.

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Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 14-10-0223-01 (Average Weekly Earnings). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 14-10-0223-01 (Average Weekly Earnings). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Released: July 29, 2021 Next Update: August 26, 2021

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