Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|July 2016||July 2017||July 2016 to July 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,515.3||25.46||15,873.5||25.79||1.3|
|15 to 24 years||2,653.8||14.68||2,746.7||14.80||0.8|
|25 to 54 years||10,118.4||27.81||10,272.2||28.32||1.8|
|55 years and over||2,743.0||27.21||2,854.7||27.27||0.2|
|No union coverage3||11,028.3||23.81||11,288.2||24.20||1.6|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||2,639.2||25.53||2,666.4||25.71||0.7|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,257.2||35.58||1,301.5||35.75||0.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||1,700.3||31.75||1,579.5||31.88||0.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||397.5||20.61||428.2||21.72||5.4|
|Sales and service occupations||4,040.5||16.35||4,164.2||16.61||1.6|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,207.5||25.21||2,259.8||25.69||1.9|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||336.4||20.24||361.8||21.22||4.8|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||831.0||21.59||846.8||21.67||0.4|
|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: 2017-08-04.
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