Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|February 2014||February 2015||February 2014 to February 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,740.2||24.75||5,720.1||25.24||2.0|
|15 to 24 years||846.9||13.49||859.8||13.56||0.5|
|25 to 54 years||3,883.1||26.65||3,860.2||27.26||2.3|
|55 years and over||1,010.2||26.89||1,000.1||27.47||2.2|
|No union coverage3||4,180.2||22.89||4,142.6||23.49||2.6|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,187.1||23.67||1,134.3||24.61||4.0|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||476.3||34.28||457.4||35.26||2.9|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||558.4||33.37||634.9||32.14||-3.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||136.4||22.87||146.5||27.67||21.0|
|Sales and service occupations||1,498.6||16.16||1,499.7||16.83||4.1|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||709.8||23.32||732.4||23.66||1.5|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||51.8||19.09||59.9||19.19||0.5|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||340.2||20.59||334.6||20.83||1.2|
|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: 2015-03-13.
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