Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
|August 2016||August 2017||August 2016 to August 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||222.1||23.71||207.8||24.38||2.8|
|15 to 24 years||34.7||14.70||31.4||14.38||-2.2|
|25 to 54 years||143.4||25.96||136.0||26.89||3.6|
|55 years and over||44.0||23.48||40.4||23.72||1.0|
|No union coverage3||142.3||21.21||128.9||20.98||-1.1|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||32.4||24.70||27.7||23.85||-3.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||16.1||35.96||17.1||33.80||-6.0|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||26.1||27.94||22.4||30.39||8.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||4.0||13.55||3.4||21.13||55.9|
|Sales and service occupations||61.6||15.06||58.4||15.48||2.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||37.9||25.14||34.8||24.19||-3.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||7.8||23.00||6.8||24.04||4.5|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||8.1||19.43||4.9||22.00||13.2|
|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: 2017-09-08.
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