Doing Business

Labour & Employment

Labour Force

Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force status (Information from 2011 Federal census)

LABOUR FORCE STATUS WAINWRIGHT
Total        4710
In Labour Force        3575
Employed        3385
Unemployed         190
Participation Rate      75.9%
Employment Rate      71.9%
Unemployment Rate       5.3%

 

Education

Highest Level of Schooling, Population Aged 25+ (Information from 2011 Federal census)

EDUCATION LEVEL PERCENTAGE
No certificate, diploma or degree         19.2%
High school diploma        25.8%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree        54.9%

 

Income

Median after-tax income in 2010 for economic families and persons not in economic families (Information from 2011 Federal census)

All economic families: $78,491

  • Couple families: $84,457
  • Lone-parent families: $59,186
  • Other economic families: $117,395

Persons not in economic families: $27,660

  • Males: $33,795
  • Females: $22,070

 

Major Employers

 

Employer Total # of Employees Type

DND (Base Wainwright)

1000

Government

Wainwright Health Care Complex

220

Health-Social

Davco Welding Ltd.

200

Oil and Gas

Buffalo Trail Regional Division #28

135

Education

EastAlta Co-op Ltd.

135

Retail Trade

Walmart

130

Retail Trade

AECOM

100

Oil and Gas

Encompass Credit Union

95

Finance

M.D. of Wainwright #61

90

Government

East Central AB Catholic Separate Schools

80

Education

Town of Wainwright

72

Government

Denmax Energy

50

Oil and Gas

Star Press

50

Manufacturing

H&E Oilfield Services Ltd.

50

Oil and Gas

No Frills

45

Retail Trade

Norris Ford

36

Retail Trade

Bunge North America Inc.

30

Manufacturing

Husky Oil Ltd.

30

Oil and Gas

Global Fusion Coating

20

Oil and Gas

Poundmaker Pork Farm

15

Agriculture

compiled January 2016