Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|July 2013||July 2014||July 2013 to July 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,248.9||23.75||15,462.6||24.24||2.1|
|15 to 24 years||2,705.1||13.89||2,751.5||14.25||2.6|
|25 to 54 years||10,123.5||25.89||10,168.9||26.56||2.6|
|55 years and over||2,420.2||25.80||2,542.1||25.80||0.0|
|No union coverage3||10,689.3||22.09||10,889.5||22.61||2.4|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,851.0||23.01||2,812.9||23.33||1.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,156.8||32.93||1,299.7||34.17||3.8|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,359.4||30.64||1,359.8||30.84||0.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||420.7||22.59||450.1||21.62||-4.3|
|Sales and service occupations||3,969.4||16.06||4,028.2||16.35||1.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,316.5||23.63||2,303.8||24.27||2.7|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||378.7||20.07||384.9||20.32||1.2|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||837.2||19.68||827.9||20.67||5.0|
|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: 2014-08-15.
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