Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|November 2013||November 2014||November 2013 to November 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,100.0||24.47||15,223.4||24.83||1.5|
|15 to 24 years||2,271.5||14.19||2,322.7||14.55||2.5|
|25 to 54 years||10,287.2||26.28||10,341.0||26.79||1.9|
|55 years and over||2,541.3||26.32||2,559.7||26.24||-0.3|
|No union coverage3||10,415.7||22.85||10,555.6||23.33||2.1|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,857.0||23.41||2,898.3||23.83||1.8|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,209.5||33.66||1,225.7||34.14||1.4|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,518.9||31.44||1,568.5||31.47||0.1|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||361.6||24.41||355.1||24.89||2.0|
|Sales and service occupations||3,921.5||16.50||3,980.9||16.80||1.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,226.7||23.96||2,199.7||24.68||3.0|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||278.5||22.81||288.4||23.06||1.1|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||754.7||20.80||784.6||20.70||-0.5|
|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: 2014-12-05.
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