The following resources are available for employers to identify salaries and wages across a number of occupations.
In addition, Calgary Economic Development’s 2012 Demand and Labour Supply Study looks at salaries for 25 of Calgary’s in-demand occupations and compares those salaries against markets in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Effective October 1, 2017, the general minimum wage is $13.60 per hour for most employees. Effective October 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase to $15.00 per hour for most employees. Other categories of employees who are generally subject to different minimum wage arrangements include salespersons, land agents and domestic employees.
Increases in wages happen periodically to keep up with our growing economy. Minimum wage rates in Calgary and all of Alberta are set by the Government of Alberta. For full details on Alberta's (Calgary's) minimum wage, view the sources below: