Minimum Wage Increasing

Settlement ISC Community

On October 2017, Alberta’s minimum wage goes to $13.60 an hour from $12.20. This minimum wage is the same for adults, liquor servers, adolescents and young people, and employers must pay at least the minimum wage.

Below is a table showing the minimum wage rates 2016-2018.

Employee type Current Oct 1, 2017 Oct 1, 2018
General $12.20/hour $13.60/hour $15.00/hour

(including land agents and certain professionals)

$486/week $542/week $598/week
Domestic employees

(living in their employers home)

$2,316/month $2,582/month $2,848/month

For more information about the changes to Alberta’s minimum wage, please visit the Alberta Government’s website.