Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|May 2016||May 2017||May 2016 to May 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||6,002.2||25.95||6,069.1||26.17||0.8|
|15 to 24 years||959.3||14.00||965.3||14.64||4.6|
|25 to 54 years||3,938.0||28.35||3,960.2||28.46||0.4|
|55 years and over||1,104.9||27.77||1,143.6||27.98||0.8|
|No union coverage3||4,413.4||24.37||4,384.7||24.49||0.5|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,071.9||26.17||1,000.0||26.30||0.5|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||504.6||36.42||539.3||35.84||-1.6|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||791.4||32.26||715.8||32.68||1.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||134.0||22.98||149.4||23.23||1.1|
|Sales and service occupations||1,527.4||16.20||1,576.3||16.44||1.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||737.9||24.60||756.0||25.00||1.6|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||108.6||17.52||92.3||17.53||0.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||377.3||21.27||377.7||21.15||-0.6|
|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: 2017-06-09.
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