Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|June 2013||June 2014||June 2013 to June 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,367.5||24.01||15,490.3||24.47||1.9|
|15 to 24 years||2,581.9||13.95||2,578.2||14.40||3.2|
|25 to 54 years||10,260.4||26.07||10,268.0||26.65||2.2|
|55 years and over||2,525.3||25.96||2,644.0||25.85||-0.4|
|No union coverage3||10,558.7||22.36||10,762.4||22.81||2.0|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,838.3||22.88||2,822.2||23.37||2.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,213.3||33.15||1,260.9||34.25||3.3|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,555.0||30.98||1,539.0||30.95||-0.1|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||383.4||23.41||380.9||23.39||-0.1|
|Sales and service occupations||3,983.5||16.12||4,019.3||16.38||1.6|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,255.2||23.73||2,290.9||24.35||2.6|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||363.0||20.91||369.3||21.13||1.1|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||800.4||19.99||803.5||20.87||4.4|
|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 282-0069 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2014-07-11.
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