Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
|August 2015||August 2016||August 2015 to August 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||228.3||23.65||222.1||23.71||0.3|
|15 to 24 years||36.5||14.34||34.7||14.70||2.5|
|25 to 54 years||147.4||26.30||143.4||25.96||-1.3|
|55 years and over||44.3||22.51||44.0||23.48||4.3|
|No union coverage3||146.8||20.76||142.3||21.21||2.2|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||32.2||22.14||32.4||24.70||11.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||17.0||33.31||16.1||35.96||8.0|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||25.9||23.94||26.1||27.94||16.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||5.3||18.98||4.0||13.55||-28.6|
|Sales and service occupations||55.8||15.07||61.6||15.06||-0.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||46.6||26.22||37.9||25.14||-4.1|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||7.8||24.84||7.8||23.00||-7.4|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||8.5||21.37||8.1||19.43||-9.1|
|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: 2016-09-09.
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