Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|September 2013||September 2014||September 2013 to September 2014|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,824.3||24.68||5,900.3||25.22||2.2|
|15 to 24 years||831.6||13.37||867.5||13.64||2.0|
|25 to 54 years||4,007.3||26.53||4,054.4||27.36||3.1|
|55 years and over||985.4||26.71||978.5||26.62||-0.3|
|No union coverage3||4,234.8||22.84||4,283.7||23.51||2.9|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||1,131.7||23.67||1,092.8||24.40||3.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||434.0||34.49||487.4||35.11||1.8|
|Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion||604.8||32.92||604.1||32.82||-0.3|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||151.3||26.30||149.9||25.51||-3.0|
|Sales and service occupations||1,498.3||16.34||1,544.2||16.81||2.9|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||779.7||23.06||782.1||23.54||2.1|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||80.3||18.10||87.4||18.99||4.9|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||368.7||19.87||369.1||20.89||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: 2014-10-10.
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