Edmonton has a diverse economy, with strong activity in technology, finance, research, education, and biotech. Called the “Oil Capital of Canada” in the 1940s, Edmonton continues to be a major center for the oil and gas industry.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in Canada. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.