Three New Brunswick Regions Rank Among Worst in Income

A new report on wages ranks three economic regions of New Brunswick as being among the lowest in average income. The Statistics Canada 2016 wage survey report ranked the Edmunston-Woodstock region as having the lowest average income in all of Canada at $19.40 per hour. The Miramichi-Campbellton region ranked the second worst on the list at an average hourly salary of $21.30 per hour. The Moncton-Richiboucto also made the list of the ten lowest average income economic areas of Canada, at sixth worst with an average wage worth $21.75 per hour. The list of the highest wage earning economic regions was dominated by Alberta, with six of it’s seven economic regions making the top ten.