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Chart 1 Ability to converse in an Aboriginal language and Aboriginal language as mother tongue, by selected Aboriginal identity group and area of residence, British Columbia, 2011

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  earnings (2010 dollars)
Management sciences and quantitative methods* 130,546.73
Chemical engineering* 120,147.89
Geological and Earth sciences/geosciences* 119,397.36
Finance and financial management services* 116,472.58
Engineering, general* 107,940.94
Accounting and related services* 107,020.16
Business/commerce, general* 104,880.31
Mechanical engineering* 103,599.78
Civil engineering* 99,644.36
Mathematics* 95,587.17
Electrical, electronics and communications engineering* 94,131.54
Computer engineering* 93,373.13
Economics* 93,256.41
Industrial engineering 89,769.75
Marketing 89,382.97
All fields of study 87,543.12
Computer science 85,991.79
Physics 85,982.60
Business/managerial economics 85,887.72
Business administration, management and operations 85,317.77
Political science and government 85,069.49
Mathematics and computer science 85,003.04
City/urban, community and regional planning 84,319.48
Management information systems and services 82,950.18
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities* 81,203.83
Computer and information sciences and support services, general* 80,289.82
Biological and physical sciences* 79,812.25
Criminology* 79,744.16
Chemistry* 79,533.50
Natural resources conservation and research* 79,447.73
Architecture* 78,737.96
Human resources management and services* 78,151.75
Registered nursing, nursing administration, nursing research and clinical nursing* 78,052.19
Geography and cartography* 76,030.64
Health and physical education/fitness* 75,936.67
Biochemistry/biophysics and molecular biology* 75,541.87
Social sciences, general* 74,354.28
Microbiological sciences and immunology* 73,944.47
Sociology* 73,934.30
Biology, general* 73,250.95
Journalism* 73,217.17
English language and literature, general* 73,026.92
Rehabilitation and therapeutic professions* 72,888.27
Forestry* 72,277.11
History* 72,167.02
Agriculture, general* 71,609.60
English literature* 71,598.45
Communication and media studies* 71,466.13
Anthropology* 69,948.85
Psychology, general* 68,904.79
Teacher education and professional development, specific subject areas* 67,080.40
Education, general* 66,900.00
Philosophy, logic and ethics* 66,591.67
Design and applied arts* 65,476.12
Parks, recreation and leisure studies* 65,422.57
Film/video and photographic arts* 64,988.03
Teacher education and professional development, specific levels and methods* 62,567.32
Fine arts and art studies* 62,189.06
Linguistic, comparative and related language studies and services* 58,301.03
Social work* 56,407.17
Music* 55,941.90
Theological and ministerial studies* 51,790.80
significantly different from reference category (p<0.05)
The 5% significance level indicates that the field of study is different than the average across all fields. The sample includes 25- to 54-year-olds who completed their highest level of education in Canada, who worked full year, full time (i.e., 49 to 52 weeks, mainly full time) as a paid employee, with positive wages and zero self-employment income. CIP: Classification of Instructional Programs.
Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey.
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