Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Nova Scotia)

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Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly)
(Nova Scotia)
  November 2016 November 2017 November 2016 to November 2017
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
N.S.          
15 years and over 389.7 23.36 389.7 23.90 2.3
15 to 24 years 54.1 14.03 52.8 13.44 -4.2
25 to 54 years 253.1 24.66 256.2 25.19 2.1
55 years and over 82.5 25.50 80.7 26.66 4.5
Males 185.8 24.43 189.3 25.36 3.8
Females 203.9 22.39 200.5 22.53 0.6
Full-time employees 313.3 25.05 321.2 25.21 0.6
Part-time employees 76.4 16.44 68.5 17.79 8.2
Union coverage2 119.5 28.30 115.0 29.09 2.8
No union coverage3 270.3 21.18 274.7 21.73 2.6
Permanent employees4 322.6 24.29 326.8 24.71 1.7
Temporary employees5 67.2 18.90 62.9 19.73 4.4
Management occupations 23.8 36.02 21.7 37.85 5.1
Business, finance and administration occupations 62.4 23.68 67.7 23.99 1.3
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 25.7 32.86 24.9 32.59 -0.8
Health occupations 42.0 28.72 38.4 29.97 4.4
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 49.6 29.94 47.7 31.41 4.9
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 5.8 19.59 5.0 19.08 -2.6
Sales and service occupations 102.6 14.13 105.3 15.04 6.4
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 54.8 22.25 58.7 22.29 0.2
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 7.6 18.09 6.3 20.60 13.9
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 15.5 20.49 14.1 20.80 1.5

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