Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Prince Edward Island)
|December 2016||December 2017||December 2016 to December 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||60.0||21.19||61.7||22.64||6.8|
|15 to 24 years||9.6||13.43||8.6||14.33||6.7|
|25 to 54 years||38.6||22.74||39.9||23.99||5.5|
|55 years and over||11.7||22.38||13.2||23.95||7.0|
|No union coverage3||41.5||18.47||41.3||19.52||5.7|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||10.1||22.41||8.6||23.90||6.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||3.0||29.45||4.2||28.47||-3.3|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||6.7||28.14||7.6||30.51||8.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||1.3||19.62||1.2||21.78||11.0|
|Sales and service occupations||17.6||14.52||17.2||15.62||7.6|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||8.0||19.65||8.4||20.22||2.9|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||1.7||17.60||2.4||17.28||-1.8|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||2.7||16.52||3.2||17.85||8.1|
|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: 2018-01-05.
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