Table 5 
Industrial sectors with the highest full-time hourly wage by broad occupational group, 2016 

Industrial sectors with the highest full-time hourly wage by broad occupational group, 2016
  Average full-time hourly wage
  current dollars
Management occupations  
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 64.45
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations  
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 49.55
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services  
Finance and insurance 46.20
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities  
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 45.20
Business, finance and administration occupations  
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 38.95
Health occupations  
Educational services 37.75
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations  
Utilities 37.10
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations  
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 33.15
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport  
Finance and insurance 31.00
Sales and service occupations  
Professional, scientific and technical services 29.45
Note(s):
The ranking does not account for the variability of the estimates.
Source(s):
CANSIM table 285-0052.
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