Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|September 2014||September 2015||September 2014 to September 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,194.6||24.71||15,283.4||25.45||3.0|
|15 to 24 years||2,345.5||14.54||2,303.8||14.76||1.5|
|25 to 54 years||10,251.1||26.73||10,253.1||27.60||3.3|
|55 years and over||2,598.0||25.89||2,726.4||26.40||2.0|
|No union coverage3||10,522.6||23.13||10,561.8||23.80||2.9|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,778.3||23.72||2,803.1||24.31||2.5|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,183.4||34.40||1,255.3||35.33||2.7|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,445.6||31.41||1,502.8||31.94||1.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||369.1||25.15||359.4||26.56||5.6|
|Sales and service occupations||4,021.4||16.56||3,947.8||17.07||3.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,316.4||24.72||2,229.2||25.34||2.5|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||334.6||22.14||324.2||22.88||3.3|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||796.7||20.80||755.2||20.84||0.2|
|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 282-0069 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2015-10-09.
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