The PayScale Index » Highlights (CA)

Q3 2014: Edmonton Wages Show Highest Annual Growth

  • Annual national wage growth in Canada was 0.6 percent, less than the U.S. growth of 1.2 percent.

  • Edmonton had the best annual growth for Canadian metros with 1.7 percent, while Montreal had the worst annual growth -0.7 percent.

  • After beating Edmonton and Calgary last quarter, Vancouver had a particularly uninspiring year with quarterly wages dropping -0.3 percent, the lowest quarterly growth since 2010.


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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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