Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|August 2015||August 2016||August 2015 to August 2016|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,947.5||25.50||5,985.7||25.88||1.5|
|15 to 24 years||1,044.1||13.99||1,021.4||13.95||-0.3|
|25 to 54 years||3,886.2||28.06||3,877.5||28.25||0.7|
|55 years and over||1,017.2||27.51||1,086.8||28.67||4.2|
|No union coverage3||4,440.9||23.78||4,451.6||24.31||2.2|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,088.1||25.76||1,051.8||25.73||-0.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||508.1||35.30||492.3||36.68||3.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||668.7||32.36||683.6||33.54||3.6|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||168.4||21.28||168.9||20.91||-1.7|
|Sales and service occupations||1,527.0||16.62||1,565.9||16.24||-2.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||727.5||24.21||752.8||25.14||3.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||94.7||17.55||103.2||17.26||-1.7|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||373.9||20.20||382.2||20.95||3.7|
|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: 2016-09-09.
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