Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|July 2015||July 2016||July 2015 to July 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,462.6||25.01||15,515.3||25.46||1.8|
|15 to 24 years||2,722.4||14.45||2,653.8||14.68||1.6|
|25 to 54 years||10,132.8||27.56||10,118.4||27.81||0.9|
|55 years and over||2,607.5||26.12||2,743.0||27.21||4.2|
|No union coverage3||10,879.0||23.40||11,028.3||23.81||1.8|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||2,603.8||25.06||2,639.2||25.53||1.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,291.4||34.70||1,257.2||35.58||2.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||1,655.7||30.39||1,700.3||31.75||4.5|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||390.6||21.71||397.5||20.61||-5.1|
|Sales and service occupations||4,046.3||16.60||4,040.5||16.35||-1.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,222.7||25.06||2,207.5||25.21||0.6|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||350.8||21.43||336.4||20.24||-5.6|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||808.3||21.06||831.0||21.59||2.5|
|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: 2016-08-05.
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