Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|April 2015||April 2016||April 2015 to April 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,766.7||25.43||5,819.4||26.37||3.7|
|15 to 24 years||863.4||14.00||850.3||14.44||3.1|
|25 to 54 years||3,888.0||27.55||3,896.7||28.43||3.2|
|55 years and over||1,015.3||27.04||1,072.5||28.36||4.9|
|No union coverage3||4,170.2||23.60||4,275.0||24.75||4.9|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||984.0||25.50||1,048.5||26.55||4.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||472.6||35.29||513.2||37.03||4.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||751.4||32.06||782.7||32.91||2.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||141.5||25.27||115.4||22.79||-9.8|
|Sales and service occupations||1,535.8||16.55||1,488.1||16.22||-2.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||719.6||23.49||694.0||24.88||5.9|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||69.9||20.52||73.8||19.42||-5.4|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||346.5||20.82||354.2||21.43||2.9|
|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: 2016-05-06.
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