Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|March 2015||March 2016||March 2015 to March 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,713.3||25.41||5,779.9||26.40||3.9|
|15 to 24 years||862.1||13.56||832.6||14.27||5.2|
|25 to 54 years||3,830.6||27.60||3,874.3||28.49||3.2|
|55 years and over||1,020.7||27.20||1,073.0||28.24||3.8|
|No union coverage3||4,163.5||23.48||4,248.9||24.69||5.2|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,013.1||25.47||1,071.8||26.47||3.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||450.4||35.23||539.4||36.94||4.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||739.8||31.69||741.5||33.69||6.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||130.7||24.59||113.6||22.33||-9.2|
|Sales and service occupations||1,526.2||16.52||1,450.5||16.31||-1.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||708.3||23.94||688.8||24.56||2.6|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||53.0||20.63||64.1||19.98||-3.2|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||342.5||20.93||343.5||21.23||1.4|
|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: 2016-04-08.
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