Table 7
Average usual hours and wages of employees by selected characteristics, Canada, unadjusted for seasonality

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Average usual hours and wages of employees by selected characteristics, Canada, unadjusted for seasonality


Table summary
This table displays the results of average usual hours and wages of employees by selected characteristics employees, full-time, part-time and number, calculated using number, average weekly hours, average weekly wages, average hourly wages, average weekly hours, average weekly wages, thousands, current dollars and current dollars units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Employees Full-time Part-time
Number Average
weekly hours
Average weekly wages Average
hourly wages
Number Average weekly hours Average weekly wages Number Average weekly hours Average
weekly wages
  thousands   current dollars thousands   current dollars thousands   current dollars
April 2012  
15 years and over 14,677.8 35.0 859.11 23.59 11,864.7 39.3 993.74 2,813.1 17.1 291.29
15 to 24 years 2,244.4 26.3 386.35 13.61 1,063.4 38.9 621.13 1,181.0 14.8 174.94
25 years and over 12,433.4 36.6 944.45 25.39 10,801.3 39.3 1,030.43 1,632.1 18.8 375.48
Men 7,344.6 37.6 982.31 25.40 6,464.7 40.5 1,081.15 879.9 16.3 256.16
Women 7,333.2 32.5 735.73 21.77 5,400.1 37.8 889.11 1,933.2 17.5 307.28
Union coverage  
Union coverage 4,660.3 35.5 973.66 27.02 3,941.8 38.5 1,072.86 718.5 19.0 429.50
No union coverage 10,017.5 34.8 805.82 21.99 7,923.0 39.6 954.38 2,094.5 16.5 243.88
Job permanency  
Permanent 12,793.6 36.0 899.94 24.22 10,796.4 39.3 1,009.60 1,997.2 18.1 307.16
Temporary 1,884.2 28.6 581.92 19.31 1,068.3 39.1 833.53 815.9 14.8 252.45
Occupation  
Management 963.1 39.6 1,485.77 37.55 937.2 40.1 1,512.39 25.9 19.5 521.82
Business, finance and administrative 2,785.3 35.2 802.77 22.29 2,380.2 38.2 886.44 405.1 17.7 311.16
Natural and applied sciences 1,098.1 38.8 1,301.87 33.53 1,063.7 39.4 1,327.47 34.4 19.3 509.17
Health 1,029.1 33.7 913.56 26.94 779.0 38.0 1,043.15 250.2 20.2 510.07
Social science, education, government
service and religion
1,442.9 33.7 1,046.97 30.70 1,151.5 37.8 1,190.02 291.4 17.4 481.76
Art, culture, recreation and
sport
347.1 30.0 760.98 23.78 234.8 38.2 1,002.11 112.3 12.8 256.58
Sales and service 3,829.7 30.0 506.40 15.69 2,346.7 38.5 695.97 1,483.0 16.6 206.41
Trades, transport and equipment
operators
2,156.0 39.8 936.11 23.25 2,006.2 41.4 983.41 149.9 17.9 303.01
Occupations unique to primary
industry
261.6 41.6 935.69 21.59 228.6 45.6 1,043.63 33.0 14.2 189.00
Occupations unique to processing,
manufacturing and utilities
764.9 39.4 779.31 19.64 737.0 40.2 798.31 28.0 18.9 279.06
April 2011  
15 years and over 14,406.6 34.9 837.75 23.06 11,588.0 39.3 972.04 2,818.6 17.0 285.63
15 to 24 years 2,240.1 25.8 368.29 13.23 1,052.5 38.6 595.41 1,187.5 14.5 166.98
25 years and over 12,166.6 36.6 924.18 24.87 10,535.5 39.3 1,009.67 1,631.1 18.8 372.01
Men 7,186.6 37.4 956.78 24.83 6,265.9 40.4 1,060.69 920.7 16.3 249.60
Women 7,220.0 32.5 719.26 21.30 5,322.1 37.9 867.67 1,897.9 17.3 303.11
Union coverage  
Union coverage 4,611.8 35.5 950.12 26.40 3,892.6 38.5 1,048.76 719.2 18.7 416.22
No union coverage 9,794.8 34.7 784.84 21.49 7,695.4 39.6 933.23 2,099.4 16.4 240.89
Job permanency  
Permanent 12,589.2 35.9 876.55 23.66 10,561.6 39.3 986.73 2,027.6 17.9 302.59
Temporary 1,817.5 28.3 568.99 18.88 1,026.4 38.8 820.87 791.1 14.7 242.17
Occupation  
Management 1,001.3 39.7 1,422.33 35.75 975.4 40.3 1,449.69 25.9 17.6 393.55
Business, finance and administrative 2,848.7 35.1 774.34 21.58 2,412.6 38.3 859.46 436.1 17.3 303.39
Natural and applied sciences 1,100.7 38.5 1,241.71 32.14 1,066.1 39.2 1,266.38 34.6 18.8 480.57
Health 977.7 33.4 900.01 26.86 734.0 37.9 1,021.41 243.7 19.9 534.36
Social science, education, government
service and religion
1,438.4 33.2 994.67 29.39 1,122.5 37.9 1,151.59 315.8 16.7 436.99
Art, culture, recreation and
sport
352.2 30.7 766.98 23.52 242.7 38.5 998.14 109.5 13.2 254.81
Sales and service 3,709.7 30.0 500.88 15.48 2,261.1 38.5 692.26 1,448.6 16.7 202.16
Trades, transport and equipment
operators
2,011.2 39.9 928.58 23.01 1,874.4 41.5 974.17 136.9 17.8 304.16
Occupations unique to primary
industry
228.5 41.0 873.77 20.54 196.5 45.2 983.86 32.0 14.9 198.64
Occupations unique to processing,
manufacturing and utilities
738.3 39.0 766.90 19.43 702.7 40.1 792.87 35.5 17.5 253.18
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0023, 282-0069, 282-0073.