Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|September 2016||September 2017||September 2016 to September 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,407.1||25.80||15,655.8||26.36||2.2|
|15 to 24 years||2,287.3||15.17||2,279.2||15.35||1.2|
|25 to 54 years||10,254.0||27.81||10,397.6||28.47||2.4|
|55 years and over||2,865.8||27.10||2,979.0||27.43||1.2|
|No union coverage3||10,654.4||24.08||10,803.7||24.79||2.9|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||2,586.2||25.64||2,666.0||26.25||2.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,186.0||35.69||1,266.9||36.20||1.4|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||1,859.1||32.17||1,809.9||31.99||-0.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||317.7||23.76||300.3||24.43||2.8|
|Sales and service occupations||4,007.2||16.40||4,045.8||16.88||2.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,221.6||25.66||2,197.4||26.06||1.6|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||299.4||22.22||312.2||23.50||5.8|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||820.0||21.87||826.0||21.94||0.3|
|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: 2017-10-06.
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