Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|February 2013||February 2014||February 2013 to February 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||14,757.3||24.04||14,841.6||24.64||2.5|
|15 to 24 years||2,237.1||14.04||2,198.1||14.16||0.9|
|25 to 54 years||10,062.6||25.85||10,092.4||26.48||2.4|
|55 years and over||2,457.6||25.70||2,551.1||26.40||2.7|
|No union coverage3||10,023.2||22.47||10,252.5||23.06||2.6|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,890.6||22.50||2,872.0||23.31||3.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,174.2||32.97||1,179.8||34.39||4.3|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,509.4||31.06||1,485.0||31.47||1.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||367.9||23.25||376.7||22.76||-2.1|
|Sales and service occupations||3,776.0||16.10||3,830.4||16.44||2.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,071.5||23.94||2,075.6||24.41||2.0|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||233.1||23.07||259.8||24.26||5.2|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||722.7||19.94||737.7||20.74||4.0|
|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: 2014-03-07.
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