Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|October 2014||October 2015||October 2014 to October 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,859.1||24.92||5,867.3||25.88||3.9|
|15 to 24 years||897.1||13.58||862.2||14.07||3.6|
|25 to 54 years||3,959.8||27.14||3,933.0||28.03||3.3|
|55 years and over||1,002.2||26.29||1,072.0||27.47||4.5|
|No union coverage3||4,303.7||23.29||4,263.2||24.10||3.5|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,122.2||24.08||1,166.6||24.98||3.7|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||457.5||35.17||488.3||35.51||1.0|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||595.8||32.08||628.0||33.49||4.4|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||143.9||25.77||155.1||25.21||-2.2|
|Sales and service occupations||1,562.4||16.79||1,454.1||17.40||3.6|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||774.6||23.36||755.2||24.51||4.9|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||80.8||18.56||83.9||18.70||0.8|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||359.4||20.60||360.5||19.75||-4.1|
|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: 2015-11-06.
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