Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|October 2013||October 2014||October 2013 to October 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,843.0||24.80||5,933.9||25.11||1.2|
|15 to 24 years||836.1||13.37||877.8||13.62||1.9|
|25 to 54 years||4,016.3||26.73||4,055.4||27.22||1.8|
|55 years and over||990.6||26.63||1,000.8||26.65||0.1|
|No union coverage3||4,224.1||22.97||4,340.9||23.52||2.4|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,192.4||23.74||1,147.2||24.31||2.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||466.8||33.98||479.8||34.96||2.9|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||611.8||32.81||622.1||32.37||-1.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||149.0||24.96||147.2||25.69||2.9|
|Sales and service occupations||1,470.3||16.44||1,547.4||16.96||3.2|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||769.9||23.21||776.5||23.51||1.3|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||77.2||18.32||83.6||18.39||0.4|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||339.6||20.23||362.7||20.49||1.3|
|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 282-0069 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2014-11-07.
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