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Local Businesses in Vernon, BC

Vernon, BC is 440 kilometers (270 mi) northeast of Vancouver,. The City of Vernon was formed on December 30, 1892, and was named after Forbes George Vernon, a former MLA of British Columbia who assisted in establishing the Coldstream Ranch in neighboring Coldstream. City of Vernon has 40,000 residents. Vernon is the most populous city in the North Okanagan Regional District with this number of residents.

Agriculture is the region's main economic driver, but construction, tourism and manufacturing have also expanded over the past years.

The forest products sector employs over 1,500 people.

Earnings and Salaries

In Vernon, British Columbia, the average annual wage is $36,075; this equates to $18.50 per hour. The starting salary for entry-level jobs is $34,856; however, the average yearly salary for experienced workers is $39,293.

Median Household Income in Vernon, BC
Median Household Income in Vernon, BC

Official website: https://www.vernon.ca/

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