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 2021, the median family income in B.C. was $99,610.
In 2022, British Columbians working full-time earned an average weekly wage of $1,371.30, compared to the national average of $1,333.66. The average hourly wage for full-time employees in the province was $34.60.
As of June 1, 2023, B.C.’s minimum wage increased to $16.75 per hour.