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 2020, B.C.’s minimum wage increased to $14.60 per hour.


References:
1. Median family income in B.C.  See Statistics Canada, table 11-10-0009-01.
2. Average weekly wage in B.C. See Statistics Canada, table 14-10-0064-01.
3. Average hourly wage in B.C.  See Statistics Canada, table 14-10-0064-01.
  
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