Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|October 2014||October 2015||October 2014 to October 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,188.5||24.62||15,330.3||25.38||3.1|
|15 to 24 years||2,373.6||14.49||2,332.1||14.70||1.4|
|25 to 54 years||10,216.3||26.66||10,226.4||27.58||3.5|
|55 years and over||2,598.6||25.84||2,771.7||26.27||1.7|
|No union coverage3||10,583.9||23.10||10,542.1||23.71||2.6|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,811.4||23.67||2,851.0||24.24||2.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,187.2||34.41||1,256.4||35.03||1.8|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,482.9||31.17||1,529.7||31.75||1.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||373.9||24.78||369.6||25.59||3.3|
|Sales and service occupations||4,047.0||16.64||3,967.4||17.15||3.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,271.9||24.62||2,261.2||25.44||3.3|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||317.4||22.63||298.6||23.06||1.9|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||776.0||20.69||750.2||20.73||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: 2015-11-06.
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