Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|February 2016||February 2017||February 2016 to February 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||14,923.1||25.77||15,260.8||26.11||1.3|
|15 to 24 years||2,193.4||14.79||2,203.8||15.06||1.8|
|25 to 54 years||10,015.5||27.83||10,232.4||28.30||1.7|
|55 years and over||2,714.2||27.08||2,824.6||26.78||-1.1|
|No union coverage3||10,306.7||24.14||10,595.6||24.49||1.4|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||2,601.7||25.77||2,625.2||25.98||0.8|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,260.8||36.07||1,210.2||35.90||-0.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||1,839.9||31.34||1,848.1||32.01||2.1|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||320.4||22.33||360.9||22.99||3.0|
|Sales and service occupations||3,865.3||16.42||3,978.3||16.71||1.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||1,979.7||25.72||2,057.7||25.67||-0.2|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||222.8||24.55||226.8||26.19||6.7|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||784.5||21.48||789.3||22.08||2.8|
|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: 2017-03-10.
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