The Brooks Newell Region's young, educated population offers a valuable and highly skilled workforce to the major economic sectors in the region including agriculture, oil and gas, manufacturing and retail services.

Educational Attainment.

Educational Attainment Population Percentage
High School Certificate or equiv.  34%
College, CEGEP or other non-university
certificate or diploma 
Apprenticeship or trades certificate
or diploma 
University certificate, diploma
or degree 
University certificate or diploma below
bachelor level 


Industry Wages.

Industry Average Wage in Alberta
Agriculture $21.10/hr
Oil & Gas $43.23/hr
Utilities $46.04/hr
Construction $28.84/hr
Manufacturing $23.36/hr
Wholesale Trade $25.18/hr
Retail Trade $17.62/hr
Transportation & Warehousing $27.03/hr
Information, Culture & Recreation $18.40/hr
Financial & Real Estate $24.67/hr
Professional & Science Services $34.93/hr
Business Support Services $21.66/hr
Educational Services $30.47/hr
Health Care $27.27/hr
Accommodation & Food $12.54/hr
Other Services $21.36/hr
Public Administration $33.96/hr