Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|December 2016||December 2017||December 2016 to December 2017|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,962.3||26.26||6,100.7||26.98||2.7|
|15 to 24 years||861.7||14.90||920.0||15.32||2.8|
|25 to 54 years||4,000.9||28.29||4,015.0||28.90||2.2|
|55 years and over||1,099.8||27.77||1,165.6||29.59||6.6|
|No union coverage3||4,341.5||24.62||4,490.0||25.49||3.5|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,040.8||26.68||1,050.1||26.42||-1.0|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||510.9||36.19||539.3||37.18||2.7|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||730.5||33.35||704.6||34.01||2.0|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||148.1||23.52||101.6||23.40||-0.5|
|Sales and service occupations||1,566.2||16.45||1,592.5||16.62||1.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||729.0||24.45||736.9||25.13||2.8|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||58.6||20.71||49.4||20.77||0.3|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||361.5||20.85||397.5||21.02||0.8|
|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: 2018-01-05.
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