Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|September 2015||September 2016||September 2015 to September 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,792.3||25.92||5,895.1||26.20||1.1|
|15 to 24 years||846.2||14.30||851.6||14.50||1.4|
|25 to 54 years||3,907.9||28.01||3,919.2||28.13||0.4|
|55 years and over||1,038.3||27.55||1,124.3||28.32||2.8|
|No union coverage3||4,236.9||24.30||4,296.6||24.53||0.9|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,044.6||26.17||1,008.3||26.02||-0.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||485.8||35.93||489.6||36.11||0.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||700.4||32.64||742.0||34.02||4.2|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||120.9||24.40||130.7||23.90||-2.0|
|Sales and service occupations||1,494.2||16.65||1,510.8||16.18||-2.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||721.9||24.64||753.6||24.84||0.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||79.5||18.81||88.2||18.38||-2.3|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||353.0||20.20||367.8||21.06||4.3|
|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: 2016-10-07.
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