Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|January 2015||January 2016||January 2015 to January 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,412.5||23.41||3,447.1||24.05||2.7|
|15 to 24 years||518.4||13.85||505.1||13.95||0.7|
|25 to 54 years||2,307.7||25.54||2,330.9||26.12||2.3|
|55 years and over||586.4||23.48||611.1||24.47||4.2|
|No union coverage3||2,073.3||21.65||2,093.3||22.26||2.8|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||601.4||23.66||563.2||25.08||6.0|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||292.1||31.76||323.1||32.80||3.3|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||423.8||29.74||421.1||29.18||-1.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||92.2||24.46||80.6||23.67||-3.2|
|Sales and service occupations||924.9||15.53||909.2||15.85||2.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||438.0||22.61||424.2||23.75||5.0|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||34.8||18.45||35.4||19.76||7.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||185.9||20.19||206.3||20.33||0.7|
|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: 2016-02-05.
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