Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|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||5,928.2||25.36||6,002.2||25.95||2.3|
|15 to 24 years||960.7||13.84||959.3||14.00||1.2|
|25 to 54 years||3,919.5||27.59||3,938.0||28.35||2.8|
|55 years and over||1,048.1||27.57||1,104.9||27.77||0.7|
|No union coverage3||4,354.3||23.68||4,413.4||24.37||2.9|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,037.5||25.42||1,071.9||26.17||3.0|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||498.5||35.30||504.6||36.42||3.2|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||764.0||31.59||791.4||32.26||2.1|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||144.5||25.15||134.0||22.98||-8.6|
|Sales and service occupations||1,541.5||16.52||1,527.4||16.20||-1.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||734.9||23.77||737.9||24.60||3.5|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||95.1||18.64||108.6||17.52||-6.0|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||370.5||20.59||377.3||21.27||3.3|
|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: 2016-06-10.
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