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Table 2 Average weekly earnings (including overtime) for all employees

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Average weekly earnings (including overtime) for all employees
Industry group (North American Industry Classificiation System) May 2008 April 2009r May 2009p April to May 2009 May 2008 to May 2009
  Seasonally adjusted
  dollars % change
Industrial aggregate 807.54 818.06 820.38 0.3 1.6
Forestry, logging and support 929.13 821.46 803.03 -2.2 -13.6
Mining and quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 1,527.65 1,625.47 1,650.24 1.5 8.0
Utilities 1,440.01 1,466.99 1,486.70 1.3 3.2
Construction 987.66 1,035.89 1,043.44 0.7 5.6
Manufacturing 961.83 904.03 903.43 -0.1 -6.1
Wholesale trade 940.06 959.99 980.42 2.1 4.3
Retail trade 472.71 479.51 491.26 2.5 3.9
Transportation and warehousing 887.73 894.12 882.31 -1.3 -0.6
Information and cultural industries 980.84 1,074.76 1,115.65 3.8 13.7
Finance and insurance 999.27 1,046.07 1,044.26 -0.2 4.5
Real estate and rental and leasing 786.04 764.31 746.71 -2.3 -5.0
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,100.17 1,133.02 1,124.26 -0.8 2.2
Management of companies and enterprises 1,105.32 1,094.89 1,110.99 1.5 0.5
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 664.43 686.76 648.22 -5.6 -2.4
Educational services 867.00 852.16 850.48 -0.2 -1.9
Health care and social assistance 725.11 778.28 787.47 1.2 8.6
Arts, entertainment and recreation 500.97 493.34 509.48 3.3 1.7
Accommodation and food services 329.51 331.08 337.46 1.9 2.4
Other services (excluding public administration) 675.77 682.09 688.88 1.0 1.9
Public administration 1,042.77 1,063.38 1,056.18 -0.7 1.3
Provinces and territories          
Newfoundland and Labrador 762.48 795.80 800.09 0.5 4.9
Prince Edward Island 663.33 687.01 688.23 0.2 3.8
Nova Scotia 709.96 730.77 727.92 -0.4 2.5
New Brunswick 726.10 738.86 749.60 1.5 3.2
Quebec 760.23 759.46 754.09 -0.7 -0.8
Ontario 835.84 846.50 846.69 0.0 1.3
Manitoba 752.57 761.32 766.36 0.7 1.8
Saskatchewan 777.82 790.46 806.66 2.0 3.7
Alberta 899.57 936.30 948.62 1.3 5.5
British Columbia 788.33 789.76 799.65 1.3 1.4
Yukon 847.75 889.99 909.26 2.2 7.3
Northwest Territories¹ 1,042.60 1,134.97 1,146.39 1.0 10.0
Nunavut¹ 893.38 858.29 885.79 3.2 -0.8
revised
preliminary
Data not seasonally adjusted.