Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|June 2016||June 2017||June 2016 to June 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,605.4||25.55||15,941.5||25.88||1.3|
|15 to 24 years||2,541.6||14.72||2,588.1||14.98||1.8|
|25 to 54 years||10,262.9||27.78||10,421.9||28.23||1.6|
|55 years and over||2,800.9||27.20||2,931.4||27.16||-0.1|
|No union coverage3||10,899.0||23.92||11,089.5||24.25||1.4|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||2,632.0||25.48||2,648.9||25.84||1.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,261.8||35.67||1,317.9||35.23||-1.2|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||1,926.3||31.02||1,841.0||31.46||1.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||314.0||22.18||357.2||22.44||1.2|
|Sales and service occupations||4,041.3||16.46||4,084.0||16.62||1.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,182.6||25.26||2,292.9||25.78||2.1|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||332.1||20.83||348.6||22.00||5.6|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||828.3||21.43||809.3||21.75||1.5|
|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: 2017-07-07.
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