Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|June 2014||June 2015||June 2014 to June 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,375.7||24.32||15,554.6||25.05||3.0|
|15 to 24 years||2,600.6||14.31||2,598.4||14.65||2.4|
|25 to 54 years||10,149.0||26.50||10,263.3||27.37||3.3|
|55 years and over||2,626.1||25.83||2,692.9||26.25||1.6|
|No union coverage3||10,757.7||22.68||10,798.8||23.41||3.2|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,780.9||23.30||2,836.7||24.10||3.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,241.2||34.11||1,246.2||34.55||1.3|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,473.7||31.17||1,548.3||31.33||0.5|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||374.4||23.40||380.0||24.36||4.1|
|Sales and service occupations||4,054.7||16.25||4,034.5||17.14||5.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,297.2||24.14||2,322.2||24.83||2.9|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||371.8||20.98||343.5||21.80||3.9|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||788.4||20.70||772.6||20.57||-0.6|
|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 282-0069 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2015-07-10.
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