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|
|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|
|No union coverage3||270.3||21.18||274.7||21.73||2.6|
|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|
|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|
|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: 2017-12-01.
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