Table 2 
Occupation1 with the lowest average full-time hourly wage2 by broad occupational group, 2017 

Occupation with the lowest average full-time hourly wage by broad occupational group, 2017
  Average full-time hourly wage
  current dollars
Sales and service occupations  
Bartenders 12.00
Food and beverage servers 12.00
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations  
Nursery and greenhouse workers 13.65
Harvesting labourers 13.65
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities  
Industrial sewing machine operators 13.90
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services  
Home child care providers 14.05
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations  
Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs 14.60
Business, finance and administration occupations  
Collectors 18.25
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport  
Artisans and craftspersons 18.25
Health occupations  
Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians 18.75
Management occupations  
Restaurant and food service managers 18.80
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations  
Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists 21.20
Note(s):
The ranking does not account for the variability of the estimates.
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0001-01 (formerly CANSIM table 285-0050).
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