Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|April 2014||April 2015||April 2014 to April 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,773.0||24.91||5,766.7||25.43||2.1|
|15 to 24 years||861.5||13.15||863.4||14.00||6.5|
|25 to 54 years||3,901.8||26.89||3,888.0||27.55||2.5|
|55 years and over||1,009.7||27.28||1,015.3||27.04||-0.9|
|No union coverage3||4,190.0||23.05||4,170.2||23.60||2.4|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,145.6||24.13||1,095.6||24.41||1.2|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||479.9||34.95||472.7||35.30||1.0|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||584.7||33.10||642.0||33.00||-0.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||128.4||25.25||166.8||26.93||6.7|
|Sales and service occupations||1,515.8||16.08||1,505.3||17.07||6.2|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||721.5||23.37||735.1||23.51||0.6|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||67.3||17.77||72.6||20.42||14.9|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||352.8||20.47||339.0||20.52||0.2|
|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: 2015-05-08.
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