Employment

Overview

In Calgary, doing industry-disrupting work and enjoying an amazing quality of life go hand in hand. Calgary companies are harnessing digital technology to solve real-world problems such as safe and secure food, cleaner energy and better health solutions.
 
 
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Key Sectors

Key Sectors

Learn about Calgary’s key industries by following the relevant links below:

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Salaries & Wages

Overview

When comparing salaries and wages per employee in Canada:

  • Calgary has the highest personal income per capita across Canada - $59,907 
  • Alberta's average weekly earning are higher than any other province - $1,216 
  • Calgary has the highest labour productivity of major cities across Canada - $147, 231

Average hourly pay rates are also generally higher in Calgary than in the rest of Canada, with a minimum wage in Alberta of $15 per hour.

Salary & Wage Tools

To see how much you might get paid in Calgary in your line of work, please use these salary and wage tools:

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Certification

Overview

What certification and registration requirements do you need to have before you can work in Calgary?

Each province and territory in Canada has different legislation and regulation depending on your industry and occupation.

For details on what you would need to work in Calgary in your field, please visit the Alberta Learning and Information Service’s CERTinfo website.

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