Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|January 2016||January 2017||January 2016 to January 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,778.9||26.11||5,903.4||26.25||0.5|
|15 to 24 years||832.2||14.09||826.1||14.70||4.3|
|25 to 54 years||3,867.8||28.26||3,980.6||28.41||0.5|
|55 years and over||1,078.9||27.68||1,096.7||27.07||-2.2|
|No union coverage3||4,211.1||24.52||4,278.1||24.66||0.6|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,074.1||26.11||1,023.8||26.60||1.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||495.6||36.82||527.2||35.24||-4.3|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||751.7||32.51||746.8||33.07||1.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||120.7||22.29||152.3||23.19||4.0|
|Sales and service occupations||1,467.5||16.39||1,531.5||16.52||0.8|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||696.2||24.47||694.9||24.66||0.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||55.4||21.38||54.8||20.17||-5.7|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||351.9||20.99||357.4||21.85||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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2017-02-10.
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