Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|March 2015||March 2016||March 2015 to March 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,443.1||23.34||3,463.9||24.07||3.1|
|15 to 24 years||520.1||13.86||511.8||14.21||2.5|
|25 to 54 years||2,321.2||25.31||2,340.5||25.91||2.4|
|55 years and over||601.7||23.92||611.6||25.29||5.7|
|No union coverage3||2,082.3||21.56||2,109.9||22.22||3.1|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||617.6||23.52||579.1||25.04||6.5|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||291.9||31.35||306.8||33.73||7.6|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||448.7||29.37||420.7||29.28||-0.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||83.4||22.80||79.7||22.94||0.6|
|Sales and service occupations||912.5||15.69||922.9||15.82||0.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||428.7||22.42||430.1||23.76||6.0|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||29.4||19.09||36.6||19.87||4.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||194.6||19.64||204.4||19.02||-3.2|
|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: 2016-04-08.
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