Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|September 2016||September 2017||September 2016 to September 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,652.4||24.39||3,697.7||25.18||3.2|
|15 to 24 years||528.9||14.77||516.6||14.87||0.7|
|25 to 54 years||2,459.6||26.67||2,466.4||27.33||2.5|
|55 years and over||663.9||23.63||714.8||25.20||6.6|
|No union coverage3||2,218.9||22.39||2,208.2||23.40||4.5|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||611.6||24.43||666.1||24.90||1.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||296.8||33.29||308.6||33.52||0.7|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||435.1||30.84||453.0||31.85||3.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||87.4||22.92||84.4||24.23||5.7|
|Sales and service occupations||942.6||15.96||925.6||16.57||3.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||502.0||24.04||499.6||24.56||2.2|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||53.6||19.89||49.7||20.11||1.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||214.8||20.26||203.1||20.49||1.1|
|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: 2017-10-06.
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