Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|October 2012||October 2013||October 2012 to October 2013|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||14,937.4||23.92||15,135.7||24.38||1.9|
|15 to 24 years||2,258.3||13.86||2,289.8||14.16||2.2|
|25 to 54 years||10,248.3||25.73||10,299.8||26.20||1.8|
|55 years and over||2,430.7||25.62||2,546.0||26.22||2.3|
|No union coverage3||10,116.0||22.34||10,418.0||22.73||1.7|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,814.2||22.67||2,853.1||23.32||2.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,130.0||33.19||1,202.7||33.63||1.3|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,548.8||30.10||1,498.7||31.41||4.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||341.2||23.53||360.8||24.13||2.5|
|Sales and service occupations||3,738.6||16.13||3,940.1||16.45||2.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,265.2||23.49||2,254.3||23.92||1.8|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||283.7||21.52||309.2||22.00||2.2|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||784.4||19.95||747.0||20.51||2.8|
|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: 2013-11-08.
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