Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|February 2016||February 2017||February 2016 to February 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,465.2||24.09||3,561.2||24.88||3.3|
|15 to 24 years||507.3||14.02||504.6||14.38||2.6|
|25 to 54 years||2,338.7||26.13||2,394.3||27.08||3.6|
|55 years and over||619.2||24.63||662.3||24.89||1.1|
|No union coverage3||2,092.1||22.27||2,235.8||23.16||4.0|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||587.1||24.91||585.5||24.70||-0.8|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||324.5||33.28||283.7||33.64||1.1|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||416.9||29.53||430.3||31.13||5.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||80.9||21.27||100.7||22.55||6.0|
|Sales and service occupations||912.0||16.00||923.8||15.91||-0.6|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||421.0||23.58||449.5||23.87||1.2|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||37.9||21.26||35.1||21.61||1.6|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||221.2||19.76||211.8||20.66||4.6|
|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: 2017-03-10.
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