Table 2 
Average offered hourly wage for vacant positions by province and territory, first quarter 2016 and first quarter 2017  

Average offered hourly wage for vacant positions by province and territory, first quarter 2016 and first quarter 2017
  First quarter 2016 First quarter 2017 First quarter 2016 to first quarter 2017 First quarter 2016 to first quarter 2017
  current dollarscurrent dollars change % change
Canada 19.85 20.40 0.55 2.8
Newfoundland and Labrador 20.70 21.30 0.60 2.9
Prince Edward Island 16.95 15.30 -1.65 -9.7
Nova Scotia 17.85 17.20 -0.65 -3.6
New Brunswick 15.80 17.10 1.30 8.2
Quebec 20.50 19.60 -0.90 -4.4
Ontario 20.20 20.70 0.50 2.5
Manitoba 18.60 19.55 0.95 5.1
Saskatchewan 19.25 20.70 1.45 7.5
Alberta 19.95 21.40 1.45 7.3
British Columbia 19.20 20.45 1.25 6.5
Yukon 18.15 21.55 3.40 18.7
Northwest Territories 25.10 30.50 5.40 21.5
Nunavut 27.90 30.50 2.60 9.3
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 285-0001, 285-0002, 285-0003, and 285-0004.
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