Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|July 2014||July 2015||July 2014 to July 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,359.4||24.18||15,462.6||25.01||3.4|
|15 to 24 years||2,770.4||14.20||2,722.4||14.45||1.8|
|25 to 54 years||10,065.1||26.53||10,132.8||27.56||3.9|
|55 years and over||2,523.9||25.73||2,607.5||26.12||1.5|
|No union coverage3||10,833.7||22.54||10,879.0||23.40||3.8|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,777.7||23.29||2,834.7||24.21||4.0|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,266.9||34.29||1,295.0||34.71||1.2|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,333.2||31.05||1,428.2||31.09||0.1|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||424.2||21.48||449.4||23.24||8.2|
|Sales and service occupations||4,060.1||16.26||3,963.3||16.99||4.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,322.3||24.17||2,276.3||25.01||3.5|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||388.0||20.55||358.5||21.41||4.2|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||804.2||20.69||784.4||20.70||0.0|
|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: 2015-08-07.
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