Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|July 2013||July 2014||July 2013 to July 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,859.5||24.35||5,980.7||24.51||0.7|
|15 to 24 years||999.6||13.34||1,040.6||13.45||0.8|
|25 to 54 years||3,947.0||26.60||3,952.3||26.91||1.2|
|55 years and over||912.9||26.67||987.8||26.53||-0.5|
|No union coverage3||4,292.3||22.45||4,372.3||22.59||0.6|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,187.0||23.43||1,122.6||23.63||0.9|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||416.7||33.88||549.4||33.63||-0.7|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||566.0||33.01||580.7||32.35||-2.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||189.2||23.84||180.5||21.12||-11.4|
|Sales and service occupations||1,457.8||16.26||1,523.1||16.34||0.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||796.6||22.76||778.8||23.35||2.6|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||94.4||16.94||106.8||16.22||-4.3|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||388.7||19.46||364.4||20.46||5.1|
|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: 2014-08-15.
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