Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
|April 2016||April 2017||April 2016 to April 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||206.7||24.46||198.7||25.48||4.2|
|15 to 24 years||26.1||14.06||26.6||14.63||4.1|
|25 to 54 years||143.7||26.50||133.3||27.60||4.2|
|55 years and over||36.9||23.84||38.8||25.61||7.4|
|No union coverage3||123.1||21.45||119.0||22.11||3.1|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||31.8||24.50||29.2||24.85||1.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||14.2||35.35||15.3||37.55||6.2|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||25.4||30.09||23.9||29.25||-2.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||3.2||19.30||1.8||18.85||-2.3|
|Sales and service occupations||56.1||14.89||54.3||15.70||5.4|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||33.7||28.01||31.5||26.35||-5.9|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||5.7||24.78||5.5||27.51||11.0|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||8.2||20.46||4.4||22.23||8.7|
|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: 2017-05-05.
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