Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|March 2016||March 2017||March 2016 to March 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,463.9||24.07||3,567.0||24.76||2.9|
|15 to 24 years||511.8||14.21||510.4||14.05||-1.1|
|25 to 54 years||2,340.5||25.91||2,410.7||27.00||4.2|
|55 years and over||611.6||25.29||646.0||24.87||-1.7|
|No union coverage3||2,109.9||22.22||2,231.5||22.97||3.4|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||579.1||25.04||582.7||24.57||-1.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||306.8||33.73||293.0||33.18||-1.6|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||420.7||29.28||433.8||30.82||5.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||79.7||22.94||101.5||21.94||-4.4|
|Sales and service occupations||922.9||15.82||930.5||15.91||0.6|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||430.1||23.76||454.5||23.79||0.1|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||36.6||19.87||35.8||20.60||3.7|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||204.4||19.02||204.6||20.69||8.8|
|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: 2017-04-07.
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