Table 1 
Type of payment received in the last 12 months worked by type of employment (main job), persons who worked in 2018 or after, Canada (provinces only), 2020  

Type of payment received in the last 12 months worked by type of employment (main job), persons who worked in 2018 or after, Canada (provinces only), 2020
  Workers who received type of payment Lower limit – 95% confidence interval1 Upper limit – 95% confidence interval1
  %%%
Total, last worked in 2018 or after      
Wage or salary 90.4 88.9 91.8
Overtime pay 17.3 15.4 19.3
Cash, cheque or e-transfer after sending invoice 9.6 8.1 11.1
Merit, performance pay or bonus 15.0 13.2 16.9
Stock options or profit sharing 6.2 4.9 7.5
Tips, commissions or piecework 6.5 5.2 7.8
Cryptocurrency, gift cards or traded skills or services 3.8 2.8 4.7
Other 3.6 2.7 4.5
Type of employment      
Permanent employees      
Wage or salary 97.7 96.7 98.6
Overtime pay 20.9 18.4 23.3
Cash, cheque or e-transfer after sending invoice 4.6 3.2 5.9
Merit, performance pay or bonus 19.1 16.7 21.5
Stock options or profit sharing 7.0 5.3 8.7
Tips, commissions or piecework 5.1 3.7 6.5
Cryptocurrency, gift cards or traded skills or services 4.2 3.0 5.4
Other 2.6 1.7 3.5
Fixed-term employees2      
Wage or salary 98.3 96.5 100.0
Overtime pay 17.2 8.5 25.9
Cash, cheque or e-transfer after sending invoice 7.6 2.5 12.6
Merit, performance pay or bonus 3.6 0.2 7.0
Stock options or profit sharing x x x
Tips, commissions or piecework 1.1 0.0 2.5
Cryptocurrency, gift cards or traded skills or services 2.3 0.0 5.1
Other 3.7 0.7 6.7
Other temporary employees3      
Wage or salary 94.3 89.5 99.2
Overtime pay 12.4 6.5 18.2
Cash, cheque or e-transfer after sending invoice 8.9 3.6 14.1
Merit, performance pay or bonus 7.1 2.2 12.1
Stock options or profit sharing x x x
Tips, commissions or piecework 4.7 0.0 10.1
Cryptocurrency, gift cards or traded skills or services x x x
Other 2.4 0.1 4.7
Self-employed with employees      
Wage or salary 54.3E 43.0 65.7
Overtime pay 1.9E 0.0 5.1
Cash, cheque or e-transfer after sending invoice 28.2E 17.8 38.7
Merit, performance pay or bonus 6.0E 1.3 10.8
Stock options or profit sharing 16.5E 7.6 25.3
Tips, commissions or piecework 8.7E 2.7 14.7
Cryptocurrency, gift cards or traded skills or services 1.6E 0.0 4.0
Other 9.5E 3.4 15.6
Self-employed without employees      
Wage or salary 41.3 33.1 49.4
Overtime pay 1.6 0.0 3.2
Cash, cheque or e-transfer after sending invoice 42.1 34.3 49.9
Merit, performance pay or bonus 5.0 1.3 8.6
Stock options or profit sharing 3.3 1.1 5.4
Tips, commissions or piecework 21.2 14.5 27.9
Cryptocurrency, gift cards or traded skills or services 4.9 0.8 9.0
Other 9.6 4.8 14.5
x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
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use with caution
Note(s):
Population aged 15 and over who worked in 2018 or after, as of February or March 2020 (provinces only), excluding those who were unpaid family workers in their main job.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Survey on Quality of Employment , 2020 (5313).
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