Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and profession, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|April 2012||April 2013||April 2012 to April 2013|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,392.2||22.34||3,431.9||22.59||1.1|
|15 to 24 years||530.3||12.97||523.9||12.97||0.0|
|25 to 54 years||2,338.6||24.36||2,332.2||24.51||0.6|
|55 years and over||523.3||22.81||575.8||23.58||3.4|
|No union coverage3||2,016.1||20.68||2,081.7||20.82||0.7|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||600.0||21.35||659.4||21.80||2.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||267.7||30.60||283.2||30.59||0.0|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||365.7||29.14||380.4||28.33||-2.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||99.1||22.54||77.6||22.57||0.1|
|Sales and service occupations||865.0||14.88||874.1||15.55||4.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||507.7||22.04||474.4||22.38||1.5|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||35.8||17.37||33.8||17.65||1.6|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||190.4||18.50||205.9||19.22||3.9|
|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 282-0069 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2013-05-10.
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