Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Quebec)
|May 2015||May 2016||May 2015 to May 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||3,583.7||23.33||3,600.4||24.02||3.0|
|15 to 24 years||561.4||13.99||539.3||14.32||2.4|
|25 to 54 years||2,401.5||25.41||2,432.2||26.12||2.8|
|55 years and over||620.9||23.72||628.9||24.21||2.1|
|No union coverage3||2,183.1||21.57||2,230.3||22.08||2.4|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||602.3||23.86||590.3||24.29||1.8|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||290.9||31.59||333.7||32.55||3.0|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||413.4||29.61||427.1||29.06||-1.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||87.6||23.66||75.3||23.01||-2.7|
|Sales and service occupations||941.7||15.73||914.6||15.99||1.7|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||526.3||22.43||464.7||23.66||5.5|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||49.3||18.22||58.7||17.84||-2.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||210.9||19.52||221.5||19.14||-1.9|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2016-06-10.
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