Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
|December 2015||December 2016||December 2015 to December 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||204.9||24.70||201.1||25.02||1.3|
|15 to 24 years||30.3||14.25||28.5||14.94||4.8|
|25 to 54 years||139.1||26.93||131.8||27.64||2.6|
|55 years and over||35.6||24.85||40.8||23.61||-5.0|
|No union coverage3||130.5||21.75||126.5||22.33||2.7|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||29.5||23.39||30.3||25.58||9.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||16.1||37.15||14.0||37.23||0.2|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||27.2||28.23||24.8||28.49||0.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||3.1||22.78||3.2||19.77||-13.2|
|Sales and service occupations||57.0||15.13||55.4||15.18||0.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||34.4||26.56||35.9||26.35||-0.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||4.9||30.19||4.6||32.27||6.9|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||4.8||24.46||5.1||23.79||-2.7|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2017-01-06.
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