Average Weekly Earnings
Average weekly earnings indicate the incomes available from employment. Differences between industry sectors can arise from differences in the complexity of work and the number of hours worked. Higher average weekly earnings on average indicate better quality jobs requiring more complex skills. With respect to labour productivity, average weekly earnings provide an indicator of the cost of doing business.
From 2005 to 2010, real average weekly earnings increased over the last five years in all of the 10 key industry sectors in Winnipeg. The energyand environment and aerospace sectors had the highest earnings at $993 and $927 respectively. The changes in the average wage structure showed evidence of a shifting mix of higher and lower value-added jobs within an industry. This was apparent in the financial and energy and environment industry sectors, all of which were higher than 6% on average.
Average Hourly Wage Rates by Occupation - Manitoba
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