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
August 2012
15 years and over 15,098.1 36.1 874.01 23.50 12,759.6 39.3 977.50 2,338.5 18.5 309.36
15 to 24 years 2,628.9 31.1 446.06 13.69 1,706.5 38.4 576.27 922.3 17.6 205.12
25 years and over 12,469.3 37.2 964.24 25.56 11,053.1 39.5 1,039.45 1,416.2 19.0 377.24
Men 7,731.0 38.5 990.63 25.20 7,027.1 40.5 1,061.66 703.9 18.1 281.62
Women 7,367.1 33.6 751.64 21.70 5,732.5 37.9 874.34 1,634.6 18.6 321.31
Union coverage
Union coverage 4,585.1 36.4 992.72 26.97 4,034.5 38.7 1,068.53 550.6 19.6 437.24
No union coverage 10,513.0 36.0 822.24 21.98 8,725.1 39.7 935.41 1,787.9 18.1 269.98
Job permanency
Permanent 12,750.0 36.8 925.57 24.58 11,115.0 39.4 1,013.23 1,635.1 19.1 329.62
Temporary 2,348.1 32.6 594.09 17.60 1,644.6 39.3 736.02 703.5 17.0 262.27
Occupation
Management 1,033.5 40.0 1,494.47 37.46 1,013.0 40.4 1,514.85 20.5 18.7 489.61
Business, finance and administrative 2,820.2 35.8 814.89 22.42 2,475.6 38.2 881.12 344.7 18.6 339.22
Natural and applied sciences 1,178.5 38.8 1,274.19 32.79 1,149.7 39.3 1,293.38 28.9 18.5 509.80
Health 1,045.8 34.0 924.35 27.09 823.6 37.6 1,027.39 222.1 20.4 542.26
Social science, education, government
service and religion
1,335.5 35.3 1,067.66 30.10 1,148.1 37.9 1,159.96 187.5 18.8 502.38
Art, culture, recreation and
sport
394.5 33.9 742.62 21.44 310.3 38.6 863.30 84.3 16.6 298.22
Sales and service 3,795.4 31.8 537.65 15.93 2,540.9 38.6 690.19 1,254.6 18.2 228.70
Trades, transport and equipment
operators
2,300.0 40.4 948.95 23.29 2,176.3 41.6 985.68 123.6 18.5 302.34
Occupations unique to primary
industry
371.4 41.1 847.87 19.76 327.1 44.3 931.30 44.4 17.5 232.90
Occupations unique to processing,
manufacturing and utilities
823.2 39.3 762.85 19.20 795.2 40.0 780.49 28.0 19.4 262.69
August 2011
15 years and over 14,912.6 36.1 839.99 22.65 12,599.3 39.4 937.89 2,313.3 18.5 306.77
15 to 24 years 2,683.0 31.2 431.99 13.25 1,732.6 38.8 561.08 950.4 17.4 196.66
25 years and over 12,229.6 37.2 929.50 24.71 10,866.7 39.5 997.97 1,362.9 19.3 383.56
Men 7,630.4 38.4 946.05 24.18 6,936.2 40.5 1,013.69 694.2 17.7 270.21
Women 7,282.2 33.7 728.86 21.05 5,663.1 38.0 845.06 1,619.1 18.8 322.45
Union coverage
Union coverage 4,415.6 36.5 966.68 26.29 3,894.0 38.7 1,035.47 521.6 20.1 453.13
No union coverage 10,497.1 36.0 786.70 21.12 8,705.3 39.7 894.25 1,791.7 18.0 264.17
Job permanency
Permanent 12,557.1 36.7 889.20 23.70 10,925.4 39.3 972.77 1,631.7 19.2 329.61
Temporary 2,355.5 33.0 577.69 17.07 1,673.9 39.6 710.26 681.6 16.7 252.11
Occupation
Management 968.8 39.7 1,376.54 34.74 938.5 40.4 1,404.00 30.3 17.8 526.32
Business, finance and administrative 2,884.5 35.6 783.23 21.69 2,506.8 38.1 852.10 377.7 18.4 326.23
Natural and applied sciences 1,165.6 38.7 1,224.26 31.72 1,133.1 39.2 1,242.52 32.5 18.8 586.63
Health 1,028.4 33.9 908.39 26.72 805.3 37.6 1,015.34 223.1 20.4 522.38
Social science, education, government
service and religion
1,246.1 35.3 1,037.03 29.40 1,065.8 38.1 1,124.75 180.4 18.3 518.71
Art, culture, recreation and
sport
424.5 34.1 761.65 22.07 331.7 39.2 891.57 92.9 15.9 297.65
Sales and service 3,754.6 31.9 520.34 15.42 2,540.5 38.3 663.23 1,214.1 18.4 221.35
Trades, transport and equipment
operators
2,227.5 40.8 922.74 22.45 2,126.8 41.9 952.20 100.8 19.0 300.96
Occupations unique to primary
industry
366.4 42.3 823.80 18.90 332.5 45.0 887.46 34.0 15.6 200.95
Occupations unique to processing,
manufacturing and utilities
846.1 39.5 763.40 19.19 818.5 40.2 779.61 27.6 18.1 282.41
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0023, 282-0069, 282-0073.