Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|March 2016||March 2017||March 2016 to March 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,779.9||26.40||5,870.4||26.43||0.1|
|15 to 24 years||832.6||14.27||831.0||14.59||2.2|
|25 to 54 years||3,874.3||28.49||3,945.6||28.67||0.6|
|55 years and over||1,073.0||28.24||1,093.7||27.31||-3.3|
|No union coverage3||4,248.9||24.69||4,257.8||24.91||0.9|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,071.8||26.47||1,026.0||26.93||1.7|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||539.4||36.94||516.4||36.04||-2.4|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||741.5||33.69||696.4||33.66||-0.1|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||113.6||22.33||149.5||22.38||0.2|
|Sales and service occupations||1,450.5||16.31||1,524.5||16.87||3.4|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||688.8||24.56||711.7||24.89||1.3|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||64.1||19.98||57.6||19.62||-1.8|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||343.5||21.23||367.9||21.51||1.3|
|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: 2017-04-07.
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