Data Insights (Canada):

Q2 2016: Similar to the U.S., most PayScale Index measures for Canada experienced positive annual wage growth this quarter

  • The only two metros that were down are Montreal (-0.4 percent) and Calgary (-0.3 percent).

  • Like Houston, the oil town of Edmonton experienced a slight recovery in wages in Q2, with quarterly wage growth of 0.2 percent. In terms of wage growth since 2006, Edmonton still dominates the list with 18.2 percent.
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Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the Canada. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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