average weekly earnings by provinces and territories in Canada

Average weekly earnings by provinces in Canada 2022

The latest Statistics Canada data showed that the average weekly earnings increased 3.5% in June on a year-over-year basis. Moreover, it showed that these earnings increases were seen across nine provinces, led by New Brunswick (+5.5% to $1,067), with little change observed in Prince Edward Island.

Provinces/TerritoriesAverage weekly earnings
in June 2022
Newfoundland and Labrador1,137.13
Prince Edward Island978.27
Nova Scotia1,026.43
New Brunswick1,066.90
British Columbia1,165.15
Northwest Territories1,538.80

According to Statistics Canada, average weekly earnings in all Canada increased faster in the goods-producing sector (+6.1% to $1,437) than in the services-producing sector (+3.0% to $1,102). Moreover, the largest growth in the goods-producing sector was in manufacturing (+6.9% to $1,273), while professional, scientific and technical services (+10.8% to $1,657) had the largest earnings increase in the services-producing sector.

The report pointed out that changes in the earnings growth can be the result of a number of factors, such as changes in wages, changes in the composition of employment and average hours worked each week.

SectorsWeekly Earnings
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction2,225.24
Professional, scientific and technical services1,656.93
Finance and insurance1,573.01
Management of companies and enterprises1,552.20

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