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Chart 2 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* 94,525.12
Chemical engineering* 94,385.05
Mechanical engineering* 86,548.90
Engineering, general* 85,603.30
Civil engineering* 81,074.91
Electrical, electronics and communications engineering* 80,576.07
Geological and Earth sciences/geosciences* 80,314.16
Mathematics* 79,851.97
Accounting and related services* 78,801.70
Computer engineering* 78,363.01
Business/commerce, general* 75,905.30
Finance and financial management services* 75,265.81
Computer science* 74,971.67
Registered nursing, nursing administration, nursing research and clinical nursing* 71,446.18
Management information systems and services* 70,790.42
Economics* 69,814.05
Chemistry 68,805.30
Allied health diagnostic, intervention and treatment professions* 68,532.40
Marketing* 68,266.28
Journalism 67,580.05
City/urban, community and regional planning 66,413.71
Political science and government 66,181.61
Human resources management and services 65,867.09
Natural resources conservation and research 65,013.86
Public relations, advertising and applied communication 64,609.85
All fields of study 64,419.76
Architecture 64,289.56
Business administration, management and operations 64,125.85
Biochemistry/biophysics and molecular biology 63,951.27
Microbiological sciences and immunology 63,847.45
Computer and information sciences and support services, general 63,533.86
Health and physical education/fitness 63,259.30
Rehabilitation and therapeutic professions 63,113.04
Biological and physical sciences* 62,570.37
Foods, nutrition and related services 62,526.30
Education, general* 61,985.27
Social sciences, general 61,836.38
Communication and media studies* 61,712.46
Health services/allied health/health sciences, general* 61,677.11
Teacher education and professional development, specific subject areas* 61,563.49
Criminology* 61,410.46
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities* 60,836.11
Biology, general* 60,760.71
Dietetics and clinical nutrition services* 60,141.20
Agriculture, general 59,828.56
Geography and cartography* 59,713.14
Sociology* 59,502.18
Design and applied arts 59,240.13
English language and literature, general* 58,890.97
French language and literature, general* 58,489.83
Psychology, general* 58,281.57
History* 58,131.13
Linguistic, comparative and related language studies and services* 57,848.76
English literature* 57,716.91
Research and experimental psychology* 57,278.36
Area studies* 56,851.16
Social work* 56,717.02
Hospitality administration/management* 56,537.11
Anthropology* 54,901.06
Teacher education and professional development, specific levels and methods* 54,703.01
Clinical, counselling and applied psychology* 53,877.45
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, general* 53,761.38
Drama/theatre arts and stagecraft* 53,412.26
Fine arts and art studies* 53,040.03
Parks, recreation and leisure studies* 52,714.01
Music* 52,515.55
Special education and teaching* 51,926.67
Human services, general* 50,624.19
Human development, family studies and related services* 50,606.83
French literature* 50,327.68
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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