Income & wages
People in B.C. earn competitive wages and enjoy a high standard of living. Your income will depend on your education, experience and occupation.
In 2017, the median family income in B.C. was $84,850.
In 2019, British Columbians working full-time earned an average weekly wage of $1,156.10, compared to the national average of $1,159.29. The average hourly wage for full-time employees in the province was $29.34.
As of June 1, 2022, B.C.’s minimum wage increased to $15.65 per hour.