Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|August 2013||August 2014||August 2013 to August 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,906.9||24.31||5,930.3||24.75||1.8|
|15 to 24 years||1,005.0||13.16||1,023.7||13.50||2.6|
|25 to 54 years||3,953.2||26.58||3,934.3||27.28||2.6|
|55 years and over||948.8||26.64||972.3||26.33||-1.2|
|No union coverage3||4,362.6||22.51||4,346.1||22.94||1.9|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,161.9||23.28||1,114.6||23.93||2.8|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||425.4||34.25||515.7||34.83||1.7|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||573.0||32.70||570.0||32.55||-0.5|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||177.5||23.62||184.0||22.04||-6.7|
|Sales and service occupations||1,477.0||16.20||1,533.2||16.51||1.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||824.1||22.85||771.2||23.30||2.0|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||98.6||17.20||104.0||17.35||0.9|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||395.7||19.16||381.3||20.22||5.5|
|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: 2014-09-05.
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