Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
|March 2016||March 2017||March 2016 to March 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||197.8||24.34||194.3||25.80||6.0|
|15 to 24 years||26.0||14.38||24.9||14.75||2.6|
|25 to 54 years||138.3||26.38||132.0||27.59||4.6|
|55 years and over||33.5||23.63||37.4||26.82||13.5|
|No union coverage3||122.1||21.46||118.7||22.34||4.1|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||34.4||24.16||29.5||25.77||6.7|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||13.0||37.79||14.1||35.35||-6.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||24.0||29.97||23.5||29.49||-1.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||2.6||20.06||1.9||21.00||4.7|
|Sales and service occupations||56.1||14.72||55.5||15.64||6.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||32.5||26.45||31.2||27.88||5.4|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||3.8||27.36||4.9||30.16||10.2|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||4.2||23.08||2.9||25.23||9.3|
|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: 2017-04-07.
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