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)
  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
B.C.          
15 years and over 1,957.3 25.37 2,022.9 25.74 1.5
15 to 24 years 314.6 15.32 329.8 15.54 1.4
25 to 54 years 1,264.2 27.40 1,308.5 27.91 1.9
55 years and over 378.5 26.94 384.6 27.09 0.6
Males 978.1 27.58 1,008.4 27.73 0.5
Females 979.2 23.16 1,014.5 23.76 2.6
Full-time employees 1,579.4 27.00 1,629.9 27.38 1.4
Part-time employees 377.9 18.54 393.0 18.94 2.2
Union coverage2 573.4 29.53 606.0 29.12 -1.4
No union coverage3 1,383.9 23.65 1,416.9 24.29 2.7
Permanent employees4 1,674.6 26.25 1,750.0 26.55 1.1
Temporary employees5 282.7 20.16 272.9 20.51 1.7
Management occupations 119.5 39.45 118.0 40.79 3.4
Business, finance and administration occupations 331.0 25.04 335.8 25.99 3.8
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 131.9 35.91 147.3 33.63 -6.3
Health occupations 136.3 28.56 149.1 30.26 6.0
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 222.8 29.67 224.3 30.24 1.9
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 42.1 25.46 54.2 26.21 2.9
Sales and service occupations 554.0 16.90 568.1 17.28 2.2
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 301.1 26.94 288.4 27.18 0.9
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 44.6 25.28 46.1 22.50 -11.0
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 74.1 23.59 91.6 23.54 -0.2

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