Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (British Columbia)

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Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly)
(British Columbia)
  March 2016 March 2017 March 2016 to March 2017
  number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) number of employees1 (thousands) average hourly wage ($) % change in hourly wage
B.C.          
15 years and over 1,917.3 25.12 2,013.5 25.51 1.6
15 to 24 years 298.5 14.50 324.4 14.86 2.5
25 to 54 years 1,249.4 27.36 1,311.6 27.72 1.3
55 years and over 369.4 26.13 377.5 26.96 3.2
Males 958.8 27.12 993.4 27.90 2.9
Females 958.5 23.12 1,020.1 23.18 0.3
Full-time employees 1,499.4 27.16 1,594.3 27.42 1.0
Part-time employees 417.9 17.80 419.2 18.25 2.5
Union coverage2 570.2 29.93 608.0 29.24 -2.3
No union coverage3 1,347.0 23.08 1,405.4 23.89 3.5
Permanent employees4 1,674.2 25.90 1,740.8 26.23 1.3
Temporary employees5 243.0 19.73 272.7 20.93 6.1
Management occupations 102.0 37.38 116.3 40.50 8.3
Business, finance and administration occupations 331.2 24.44 370.8 24.83 1.6
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 132.8 35.70 142.8 35.17 -1.5
Health occupations 152.9 30.39 137.6 28.52 -6.2
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 232.3 29.74 211.2 30.41 2.3
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 46.2 25.72 56.2 25.25 -1.8
Sales and service occupations 536.7 16.52 559.9 17.31 4.8
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 275.4 26.17 307.9 26.75 2.2
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 32.7 24.25 32.0 27.34 12.7
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 75.2 25.36 78.7 23.54 -7.2

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