Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|September 2013||September 2014||September 2013 to September 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,121.7||24.28||15,288.2||24.79||2.1|
|15 to 24 years||2,290.2||14.24||2,341.5||14.60||2.5|
|25 to 54 years||10,285.4||26.11||10,354.8||26.81||2.7|
|55 years and over||2,546.2||25.92||2,591.9||25.91||0.0|
|No union coverage3||10,435.2||22.65||10,571.5||23.23||2.6|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,791.1||23.24||2,826.1||23.73||2.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,161.7||33.47||1,232.7||34.36||2.7|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,473.9||31.29||1,464.4||31.49||0.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||363.0||24.93||379.2||25.12||0.8|
|Sales and service occupations||3,948.6||16.47||3,993.3||16.70||1.4|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,294.2||23.99||2,306.4||24.72||3.0|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||333.4||21.15||335.9||22.24||5.2|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||785.3||20.22||804.9||20.95||3.6|
|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: 2014-10-10.
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