Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|December 2015||December 2016||December 2015 to December 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,512.2||23.91||3,614.7||24.68||3.2|
|15 to 24 years||524.6||14.14||528.1||14.62||3.4|
|25 to 54 years||2,365.3||26.07||2,422.8||26.97||3.5|
|55 years and over||622.3||23.95||663.7||24.35||1.7|
|No union coverage3||2,130.1||21.94||2,245.9||22.73||3.6|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||582.6||24.42||623.7||24.44||0.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||320.6||32.56||282.1||33.97||4.3|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||435.3||29.64||436.1||31.31||5.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||76.1||23.21||87.8||22.60||-2.6|
|Sales and service occupations||949.1||15.87||945.8||15.93||0.4|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||441.2||23.61||470.1||24.11||2.1|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||36.6||20.66||38.5||20.40||-1.3|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||207.0||20.60||218.1||21.02||2.0|
|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: 2017-01-06.
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