Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|January 2014||January 2015||January 2014 to January 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,691.0||24.77||5,693.4||25.21||1.8|
|15 to 24 years||828.4||13.19||839.8||13.86||5.1|
|25 to 54 years||3,870.8||26.87||3,859.7||27.13||1.0|
|55 years and over||991.8||26.25||993.9||27.33||4.1|
|No union coverage3||4,133.0||22.97||4,138.4||23.60||2.7|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,174.4||23.40||1,168.5||24.66||5.4|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||464.0||34.12||446.8||35.19||3.1|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||554.9||33.08||614.3||31.77||-4.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||135.9||23.56||155.1||27.00||14.6|
|Sales and service occupations||1,491.4||16.30||1,472.6||16.79||3.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||686.3||23.15||707.8||23.51||1.6|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||53.2||19.18||61.5||19.01||-0.9|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||329.1||20.90||344.7||20.72||-0.9|
|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: 2015-02-06.
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