Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|March 2013||March 2014||March 2013 to March 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,690.5||24.54||5,752.7||24.97||1.8|
|15 to 24 years||825.8||13.29||836.4||13.40||0.8|
|25 to 54 years||3,925.7||26.44||3,941.7||26.92||1.8|
|55 years and over||938.9||26.49||974.6||27.06||2.2|
|No union coverage3||4,045.7||22.84||4,175.1||23.15||1.4|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,166.7||22.86||1,191.6||23.85||4.3|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||467.9||33.46||503.1||34.26||2.4|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||605.4||33.59||568.9||33.46||-0.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||152.5||24.83||139.4||23.98||-3.4|
|Sales and service occupations||1,413.5||15.86||1,471.5||16.31||2.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||695.2||22.80||699.1||23.38||2.5|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||47.9||18.64||55.4||18.71||0.4|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||336.7||19.76||342.5||20.40||3.2|
|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: 2014-04-04.
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