Average hourly wages of employees by selected characteristics and occupation, unadjusted data, by province (monthly) (Ontario)
|March 2017||March 2018||March 2017 to March 2018|
|number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||number of employees1 (thousands)||average hourly wage ($)||% change in hourly wage|
|15 years and over||5,870.4||26.43||5,970.5||27.44||3.8|
|15 to 24 years||831.0||14.59||896.0||16.15||10.7|
|25 to 54 years||3,945.6||28.67||3,942.8||29.57||3.1|
|55 years and over||1,093.7||27.31||1,131.7||28.96||6.0|
|No union coverage3||4,257.8||24.91||4,434.0||25.93||4.1|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||1,026.0||26.93||1,082.0||26.96||0.1|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||516.4||36.04||526.1||37.43||3.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||696.4||33.66||685.6||34.26||1.8|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||149.5||22.38||126.1||22.45||0.3|
|Sales and service occupations||1,524.5||16.87||1,511.7||17.42||3.3|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||711.7||24.89||707.5||25.60||2.9|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||57.6||19.62||54.1||23.41||19.3|
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||367.9||21.51||387.5||21.75||1.1|
|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 282-0151 and 282-0073.
Last modified: 2018-04-06.
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