Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
|September 2015||September 2016||September 2015 to September 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||220.0||24.67||215.9||24.41||-1.1|
|15 to 24 years||28.7||14.08||27.1||14.81||5.2|
|25 to 54 years||147.8||26.61||142.8||26.51||-0.4|
|55 years and over||43.5||25.06||46.0||23.57||-5.9|
|No union coverage3||139.3||22.09||134.2||22.12||0.1|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||32.0||22.96||30.0||24.87||8.3|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||16.7||39.13||16.1||35.25||-9.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||28.4||25.44||28.0||26.77||5.2|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||2.6||23.91||2.2||16.31||-31.8|
|Sales and service occupations||58.9||14.78||56.3||14.96||1.2|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||41.1||26.72||38.9||25.80||-3.4|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||6.4||26.54||6.8||25.04||-5.7|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||5.1||25.74||6.3||21.58||-16.2|
|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: 2016-10-07.
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