Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|November 2016||November 2017||November 2016 to November 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,422.8||25.90||15,729.4||26.62||2.8|
|15 to 24 years||2,289.3||15.04||2,334.8||15.55||3.4|
|25 to 54 years||10,300.1||27.98||10,431.4||28.78||2.9|
|55 years and over||2,833.4||27.11||2,963.2||27.73||2.3|
|No union coverage3||10,719.8||24.18||10,874.2||25.04||3.6|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||2,628.8||25.94||2,674.8||26.38||1.7|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,202.9||36.24||1,281.5||36.47||0.6|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||1,863.4||32.02||1,844.5||32.21||0.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||351.3||22.84||306.6||23.80||4.2|
|Sales and service occupations||4,062.4||16.45||4,044.9||16.99||3.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,153.2||25.63||2,187.1||26.28||2.5|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||260.4||24.33||271.5||24.28||-0.2|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||802.5||21.90||843.3||22.12||1.0|
|1. Those who work as employees of a private firm or business or the public sector. |
2. Employees who are members of a union and employees who are not union members but who are covered by a collective agreement or a union contract.
3. Employees who are not members of a union or not covered by a collective agreement or a union contract.
4. A permanent job is one that is expected to last as long as the employee wants it, given that business conditions permit. That is, there is no pre-determined termination date.
5. A temporary job has a predetermined end date, or will end as soon as a specified project is completed. Includes seasonal jobs; temporary, term or contract jobs including work done through a temporary help agency; casual jobs; and other temporary work.
Sources: Statistics Canada, CANSIM tables 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2017-12-01.
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