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 average usual hours and wages of employees by selected characteristics for Canada. The data in this table is unadjusted for seasonality. The row headers provide information for the selected characteristics by age and sex, union coverage, job permanency and occupation for both the current month and the same month last year. The column headers provide information for three main categories; total of employees, full-time employees and part-time employees. The sub-categories are number of employees, in thousands, average weekly hours, as well as average weekly wages and average hourly wages in current dollars.
  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
December 2014  
15 years and over 15,178.5 35.1 910.86 24.97 12,322.4 39.3 1,050.95 2,856.0 16.9 306.41
15 to 24 years 2,320.3 25.8 405.49 14.60 1,086.0 38.6 655.47 1,234.4 14.5 185.56
25 years and over 12,858.1 36.7 1,002.05 26.84 11,236.4 39.3 1,089.18 1,621.7 18.7 398.40
Men 7,684.8 37.5 1,034.18 26.79 6,756.3 40.4 1,138.56 928.5 16.3 274.68
Women 7,493.6 32.6 784.38 23.10 5,566.1 37.9 944.61 1,927.5 17.2 321.70
Union coverage  
Union coverage 4,645.4 35.7 1,025.73 28.29 3,966.6 38.5 1,122.87 678.8 19.0 458.04
No union coverage 10,533.1 34.8 860.20 23.50 8,355.9 39.6 1,016.81 2,177.2 16.2 259.14
Job permanency  
Permanent 13,223.0 36.1 955.19 25.68 11,234.8 39.3 1,065.82 1,988.2 18.0 330.07
Temporary 1,955.4 28.3 611.06 20.13 1,087.6 39.3 897.39 867.8 14.5 252.21
Occupation  
Management 879.6 39.6 1,607.03 40.71 855.4 40.2 1,635.16 24.2 18.7 614.77
Business, finance and administrative 2,891.3 35.3 866.95 23.99 2,480.8 38.3 957.13 410.5 17.0 321.99
Natural and applied sciences 1,204.7 38.7 1,329.09 34.38 1,173.9 39.2 1,348.69 30.8 18.7 581.38
Health 1,013.8 33.3 963.25 28.59 766.3 37.7 1,100.19 247.5 19.8 539.22
Social science, education, government service and religion 1,598.5 33.9 1,087.78 31.57 1,289.6 37.9 1,230.12 308.9 17.3 493.46
Art, culture, recreation and sport 372.3 30.0 841.82 26.15 252.0 38.4 1,117.80 120.3 12.4 263.96
Sales and service 3,980.6 30.2 544.65 16.77 2,471.2 38.5 742.24 1,509.3 16.6 221.12
Trades, transport and equipment operators 2,175.2 40.1 1,005.16 24.72 2,036.7 41.7 1,052.45 138.5 17.5 309.58
Occupations unique to primary industry 284.7 41.4 987.97 22.95 253.5 44.7 1,084.12 31.3 14.4 208.69
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 777.8 39.2 822.34 20.73 743.1 40.2 848.14 34.7 17.9 269.97
December 2013  
15 years and over 15,035.8 35.0 892.09 24.51 12,140.7 39.2 1,031.27 2,895.1 17.4 308.42
15 to 24 years 2,267.2 25.8 390.02 14.03 1,041.6 38.6 634.17 1,225.6 15.0 182.51
25 years and over 12,768.6 36.7 981.23 26.37 11,099.1 39.3 1,068.53 1,669.5 19.1 400.85
Men 7,547.7 37.4 1,013.08 26.30 6,610.0 40.4 1,117.97 937.7 16.5 273.69
Women 7,488.1 32.6 770.13 22.71 5,530.7 37.9 927.65 1,957.4 17.8 325.06
Union coverage  
Union coverage 4,709.3 35.6 1,017.36 28.19 4,016.2 38.5 1,113.89 693.2 19.0 458.10
No union coverage 10,326.5 34.8 834.96 22.83 8,124.6 39.6 990.43 2,201.9 16.8 261.31
Job permanency  
Permanent 13,190.8 36.0 933.53 25.13 11,151.4 39.3 1,044.08 2,039.4 18.4 329.05
Temporary 1,845.0 27.9 595.76 20.07 989.3 39.0 886.83 855.7 15.0 259.25
Occupation  
Management 941.0 39.7 1,520.71 38.44 920.1 40.2 1,542.92 20.9 19.5 541.31
Business, finance and administrative 2,860.4 35.4 834.71 23.11 2,442.8 38.3 919.62 417.6 18.5 338.05
Natural and applied sciences 1,199.0 38.2 1,284.89 33.49 1,146.8 39.2 1,321.73 52.2 17.2 475.69
Health 1,050.4 33.2 967.96 28.83 793.5 37.6 1,107.95 256.9 19.5 535.59
Social science, education, government service and religion 1,511.7 33.8 1,082.35 31.62 1,212.9 37.9 1,226.98 298.8 17.5 495.24
Art, culture, recreation and sport 359.2 28.9 757.76 24.24 228.8 38.1 1,043.07 130.4 12.7 256.93
Sales and service 3,942.9 30.2 538.48 16.57 2,424.4 38.4 736.41 1,518.5 17.0 222.47
Trades, transport and equipment operators 2,161.0 40.0 976.83 24.08 2,022.5 41.5 1,022.47 138.6 18.4 310.60
Occupations unique to primary industry 252.2 42.5 1,061.53 24.04 223.2 46.2 1,170.26 29.0 14.4 223.38
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 758.0 39.2 827.35 20.89 725.7 40.1 851.51 32.3 17.9 285.27
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0023, 282-0069, 282-0073.
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