Compensation Updates

As of April 1, 2009 Alberta’s minimum wage is $8.80 per hour.  Alberta’s 2009 Salary Survey reports that the average hourly wage rate is 23.80 – just about 3 times the minimum wage.

Alberta employers participating in the World at Work annual survey reported salary budget increases of 2.3% for non-management salaried employees and are projecting 2.5% for 2010 budget increases.  Salary budget increases for management salaried employees for 2009 were 2.3% and are projected to be 2.6% in 2010. Non management, non-union hourly paid employee salary budget increases in 2009 were reported at 2.4% and are projected to be 2.6% in 2010.


About Anne Howard Human Resource Consulting

Anne holds a BA (Sociology) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA)and a certificate in Human Resource Management.  She also holds Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designations and . . . . . .  Anne continues to engage in ongoing training to remain at the top of her field. She is practical, realistic, highly analytic, and creative.    Anne is also a Sessional Instructor in the Bachelor of Business Administration Continuing Education department at Mount Royal University. Anne is unique in her ability to see the broad scope vision of the business owner, determine what is required to reach that goal and, then design the appropriate Human Resource Management processes.
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