Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|September 2016||September 2017||September 2016 to September 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,895.1||26.20||6,018.7||26.68||1.8|
|15 to 24 years||851.6||14.50||873.3||15.12||4.3|
|25 to 54 years||3,919.2||28.13||3,983.7||28.70||2.0|
|55 years and over||1,124.3||28.32||1,161.6||28.46||0.5|
|No union coverage3||4,296.6||24.53||4,405.7||25.09||2.3|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,008.3||26.02||1,032.3||26.43||1.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||489.6||36.11||533.1||37.37||3.5|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||742.0||34.02||692.0||33.03||-2.9|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||130.7||23.90||110.3||24.43||2.2|
|Sales and service occupations||1,510.8||16.18||1,551.9||16.71||3.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||753.6||24.84||746.3||24.91||0.3|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||88.2||18.38||82.0||19.73||7.3|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||367.8||21.06||377.5||20.98||-0.4|
|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: 2017-10-06.
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