Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|September 2015||September 2016||September 2015 to September 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,582.8||23.87||3,652.4||24.39||2.2|
|15 to 24 years||553.7||14.16||528.9||14.77||4.3|
|25 to 54 years||2,406.8||26.07||2,459.6||26.67||2.3|
|55 years and over||622.2||24.04||663.9||23.63||-1.7|
|No union coverage3||2,155.0||21.68||2,218.9||22.39||3.3|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||604.4||24.05||611.6||24.43||1.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||320.5||31.85||296.8||33.29||4.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||424.7||30.35||435.1||30.84||1.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||83.7||25.37||87.4||22.92||-9.7|
|Sales and service occupations||957.5||16.08||942.6||15.96||-0.7|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||461.9||23.17||502.0||24.04||3.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||54.7||18.57||53.6||19.89||7.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||196.0||19.87||214.8||20.26||2.0|
|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: 2016-10-07.
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