Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|February 2016||February 2017||February 2016 to February 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,771.9||26.30||5,909.4||26.35||0.2|
|15 to 24 years||817.1||14.38||833.9||14.60||1.5|
|25 to 54 years||3,871.5||28.37||3,974.9||28.60||0.8|
|55 years and over||1,083.3||27.89||1,100.7||27.12||-2.8|
|No union coverage3||4,215.9||24.69||4,293.9||24.78||0.4|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,053.4||26.38||1,036.0||26.60||0.8|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||527.0||36.89||520.6||35.85||-2.8|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||742.7||33.16||711.2||33.52||1.1|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||123.8||22.73||145.6||23.21||2.1|
|Sales and service occupations||1,459.2||16.22||1,549.8||16.74||3.2|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||686.6||24.50||710.6||24.63||0.5|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||60.3||20.94||55.7||20.70||-1.1|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||352.7||20.71||359.6||21.47||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: 2017-03-10.
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