Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|July 2014||July 2015||July 2014 to July 2015|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,919.5||24.45||5,929.5||25.54||4.5|
|15 to 24 years||1,056.8||13.40||1,041.0||13.83||3.2|
|25 to 54 years||3,873.6||26.97||3,879.1||28.11||4.2|
|55 years and over||989.1||26.36||1,009.4||27.74||5.2|
|No union coverage3||4,357.6||22.60||4,427.6||23.88||5.7|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,108.5||23.58||1,171.1||24.71||4.8|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||537.5||34.19||519.0||34.44||0.7|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||561.2||32.44||605.1||33.15||2.2|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||164.0||20.85||195.0||24.07||15.4|
|Sales and service occupations||1,551.1||16.30||1,482.7||17.20||5.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||777.1||23.06||718.2||24.31||5.4|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||103.6||16.17||100.7||17.87||10.5|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||360.8||20.61||353.4||20.33||-1.4|
|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: 2015-08-07.
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