Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|July 2016||July 2017||July 2016 to July 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,941.4||25.90||6,094.5||26.05||0.6|
|15 to 24 years||1,018.5||14.03||1,049.0||14.43||2.9|
|25 to 54 years||3,840.9||28.32||3,926.4||28.50||0.6|
|55 years and over||1,081.9||28.50||1,119.1||28.35||-0.5|
|No union coverage3||4,430.2||24.28||4,550.9||24.44||0.7|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,050.1||26.06||1,021.9||25.72||-1.3|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||503.1||36.20||551.7||36.84||1.8|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||695.6||33.44||599.2||33.54||0.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||161.9||20.38||168.2||21.77||6.8|
|Sales and service occupations||1,518.8||16.26||1,616.5||16.45||1.2|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||763.2||24.47||771.1||24.33||-0.6|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||100.2||17.28||96.1||17.95||3.9|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||379.3||21.10||379.9||20.81||-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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2017-08-04.
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