Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Canada)
|August 2013||August 2014||August 2013 to August 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||15,261.8||23.86||15,319.2||24.45||2.5|
|15 to 24 years||2,674.8||13.88||2,682.9||14.28||2.9|
|25 to 54 years||10,119.5||25.97||10,125.3||26.77||3.1|
|55 years and over||2,467.4||26.07||2,511.1||25.95||-0.5|
|No union coverage3||10,709.2||22.27||10,769.9||22.82||2.5|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||2,825.4||23.02||2,790.5||23.57||2.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||1,157.5||32.88||1,252.5||34.41||4.7|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||1,358.6||30.79||1,381.1||31.25||1.5|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||422.2||22.74||441.4||23.11||1.6|
|Sales and service occupations||3,951.6||16.22||4,016.3||16.43||1.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||2,348.1||23.76||2,310.7||24.38||2.6|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||378.0||20.40||375.4||20.47||0.3|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||836.8||19.80||819.8||20.51||3.6|
|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: 2014-09-05.
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