Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|November 2016||November 2017||November 2016 to November 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,959.0||26.21||6,111.9||26.82||2.3|
|15 to 24 years||877.5||14.73||928.3||15.26||3.6|
|25 to 54 years||3,991.5||28.25||4,015.9||28.92||2.4|
|55 years and over||1,089.9||27.99||1,167.7||28.77||2.8|
|No union coverage3||4,353.2||24.47||4,494.4||25.35||3.6|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,044.8||26.39||1,035.8||26.56||0.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||502.1||36.44||527.7||37.26||2.3|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||753.5||33.27||704.7||33.26||0.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||149.9||22.66||112.7||23.38||3.2|
|Sales and service occupations||1,559.8||16.32||1,585.7||16.47||0.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||704.4||24.46||770.0||24.97||2.1|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||71.0||21.26||67.2||20.26||-4.7|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||360.0||20.84||392.7||20.86||0.1|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2017-12-01.
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