Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|July 2015||July 2016||July 2015 to July 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,929.5||25.54||5,941.4||25.90||1.4|
|15 to 24 years||1,041.0||13.83||1,018.5||14.03||1.4|
|25 to 54 years||3,879.1||28.11||3,840.9||28.32||0.7|
|55 years and over||1,009.4||27.74||1,081.9||28.50||2.7|
|No union coverage3||4,427.6||23.88||4,430.2||24.28||1.7|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,065.9||25.73||1,050.1||26.06||1.3|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||518.3||34.41||503.1||36.20||5.2|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||684.0||32.56||695.6||33.44||2.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||163.1||22.49||161.9||20.38||-9.4|
|Sales and service occupations||1,551.1||16.76||1,518.8||16.26||-3.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||695.6||24.35||763.2||24.47||0.5|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||98.2||17.67||100.2||17.28||-2.2|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||364.5||20.68||379.3||21.10||2.0|
|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: 2016-08-05.
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