Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
|October 2016||October 2017||October 2016 to October 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||208.9||24.61||206.5||25.03||1.7|
|15 to 24 years||26.3||14.99||27.8||15.05||0.4|
|25 to 54 years||139.4||26.73||140.5||27.58||3.2|
|55 years and over||43.2||23.62||38.3||22.91||-3.0|
|No union coverage3||132.5||22.14||128.7||21.66||-2.2|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||30.2||25.25||27.0||25.59||1.3|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||15.0||35.00||15.4||32.99||-5.7|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||26.7||27.72||26.3||30.17||8.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||2.8||16.00||3.6||21.34||33.4|
|Sales and service occupations||56.6||14.97||55.1||15.13||1.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||36.3||26.58||37.0||25.97||-2.3|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||5.5||26.31||6.2||21.31||-19.0|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||5.3||22.44||4.2||21.89||-2.5|
|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: 2017-11-03.
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