Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|November 2015||November 2016||November 2015 to November 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,826.5||25.99||5,959.0||26.21||0.8|
|15 to 24 years||861.0||14.37||877.5||14.73||2.5|
|25 to 54 years||3,905.7||28.09||3,991.5||28.25||0.6|
|55 years and over||1,059.8||27.69||1,089.9||27.99||1.1|
|No union coverage3||4,248.0||24.30||4,353.2||24.47||0.7|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,050.5||25.97||1,044.8||26.39||1.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||506.3||35.91||502.1||36.44||1.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||711.2||32.69||753.5||33.27||1.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||121.7||23.40||149.9||22.66||-3.2|
|Sales and service occupations||1,473.8||16.74||1,559.8||16.32||-2.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||751.9||24.35||704.4||24.46||0.5|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||66.1||19.90||71.0||21.26||6.8|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||356.7||20.56||360.0||20.84||1.4|
|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: 2016-12-02.
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