Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|May 2016||May 2017||May 2016 to May 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,600.4||24.02||3,696.0||24.88||3.6|
|15 to 24 years||539.3||14.32||548.1||14.49||1.2|
|25 to 54 years||2,432.2||26.12||2,480.9||27.18||4.1|
|55 years and over||628.9||24.21||667.0||24.89||2.8|
|No union coverage3||2,230.3||22.08||2,273.6||23.11||4.7|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||590.3||24.29||615.1||24.99||2.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||333.7||32.55||310.7||31.94||-1.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||427.1||29.06||442.1||30.86||6.2|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||75.3||23.01||84.4||21.96||-4.6|
|Sales and service occupations||914.6||15.99||923.0||16.07||0.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||464.7||23.66||514.4||24.18||2.2|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||58.7||17.84||50.8||19.68||10.3|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||221.5||19.14||215.9||20.00||4.5|
|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: 2017-06-09.
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