Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|June 2015||June 2016||June 2015 to June 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,554.6||25.05||15,605.4||25.55||2.0|
|15 to 24 years||2,598.4||14.65||2,541.6||14.72||0.5|
|25 to 54 years||10,263.3||27.37||10,262.9||27.78||1.5|
|55 years and over||2,692.9||26.25||2,800.9||27.20||3.6|
|No union coverage3||10,798.8||23.41||10,899.0||23.92||2.2|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||2,622.0||24.87||2,632.0||25.48||2.5|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,241.3||34.53||1,261.8||35.67||3.3|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||1,859.4||30.20||1,926.3||31.02||2.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||325.8||22.98||314.0||22.18||-3.5|
|Sales and service occupations||4,010.9||16.65||4,041.3||16.46||-1.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,276.0||24.84||2,182.6||25.26||1.7|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||336.0||21.84||332.1||20.83||-4.6|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||795.3||20.96||828.3||21.43||2.2|
|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: 2016-07-08.
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