Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|August 2015||August 2016||August 2015 to August 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,610.5||23.54||3,638.9||24.12||2.5|
|15 to 24 years||611.4||14.08||582.2||14.59||3.6|
|25 to 54 years||2,390.0||25.88||2,405.0||26.33||1.7|
|55 years and over||609.1||23.86||651.6||24.52||2.8|
|No union coverage3||2,191.1||21.37||2,253.6||22.29||4.3|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||601.6||24.08||610.0||24.61||2.2|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||312.1||32.10||308.5||32.92||2.6|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||383.2||29.06||374.4||30.35||4.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||108.9||21.69||104.5||21.14||-2.5|
|Sales and service occupations||954.3||16.10||960.1||16.03||-0.4|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||481.5||23.20||485.1||24.06||3.7|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||54.5||18.12||58.0||19.23||6.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||216.9||19.43||207.4||20.10||3.4|
|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: 2016-09-09.
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