Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|April 2015||April 2016||April 2015 to April 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,492.3||23.47||3,497.6||24.38||3.9|
|15 to 24 years||524.8||13.89||505.2||14.25||2.6|
|25 to 54 years||2,359.7||25.51||2,381.4||26.34||3.3|
|55 years and over||607.8||23.81||611.0||25.12||5.5|
|No union coverage3||2,133.6||21.74||2,130.1||22.51||3.5|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||621.0||23.39||573.8||24.91||6.5|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||290.8||30.92||323.9||34.28||10.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||433.9||29.84||414.4||29.61||-0.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||82.2||24.08||78.9||23.16||-3.8|
|Sales and service occupations||896.5||15.75||917.1||15.81||0.4|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||462.2||22.43||446.0||23.47||4.6|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||29.9||19.16||37.3||20.59||7.5|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||211.6||19.90||202.0||19.55||-1.8|
|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: 2016-05-06.
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