Table 5-1
Estimates of employment, average hourly earnings and average weekly hours for employees paid by the hour, by industry — Canada

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Table summary
This table displays the results of canada. The information is grouped by industry - naics (appearing as row headers), employment, average hourly earnings, average weekly hours (including overtime), including overtime, excluding overtime and apr.  2011, calculated using apr.  2011, mar.  2012, apr.  2012, in thousands, current dollars and hours units of measure (appearing as column headers).

Industry - NAICS Employment Average hourly earnings Average weekly hours (including overtime)
including overtime excluding overtime
Apr.  2011 Mar.  2012Note r: revised Apr.  2012Note p: preliminary Apr.  2011 Mar.  2012Note r: revised Apr.  2012Note p: preliminary Apr.  2011 Mar.  2012Note r: revised Apr.  2012Note p: preliminary Apr.  2011 Mar.  2012Note r: revised Apr.  2012Note p: preliminary
  in thousands current dollars hours
Industrial aggregate excluding
unclassified businesses - 11-91N
8,108.5A 8,153.5A 8,151.7A 21.74A 22.31A 22.16A 21.30A 21.73A 21.64A 30.1A 30.4A 30.5A
Goods producing industries
- 11-33N
1,747.3A 1,778.8A 1,784.2A 25.68A 26.69A 26.33A 24.73A 25.50A 25.26A 36.6A 37.9A 37.6A
Forestry, logging and support
- 11N
15.9C 21.9B 16.5C 24.64A 24.11B 23.53B 23.61A 23.67B 23.12B 34.4A 43.2B 35.5B
Forestry and logging - 113 12.9D 18.5C 13.0D 24.71A 24.37B 23.16B 23.51A 23.89B 22.82B 35.4A 44.6B 36.2B
Support activities for forestry
- 1153
3.0D 3.4D 3.5C 24.24B 22.32C 25.07B 24.09B 22.25C 24.35B 30.1B 35.4B 32.7C
Mining, quarrying, and oil
and gas extraction - 21
88.9B 96.2B 83.4B 34.79A 39.64A 35.52A 32.89A 36.15B 33.51B 39.7A 40.6A 39.4A
Oil and gas extraction - 211,2111 Note F: too unreliable to be published 11.4Note E: Use with caution 8.6Note E: Use with caution 46.29A 53.41B 51.57C 43.02A 52.19B 50.56C 41.5B 40.1A 37.6A
Mining and quarrying (except
oil and gas) - 212
37.2B 29.2C 33.6B 31.81A 36.62C 32.43B 29.81A 33.34C 31.03B 41.6A 40.2B 42.5A
Support activities for mining
and oil and gas extraction - 213,2131
45.0C 55.5C 41.2D 35.62B 38.43B 34.99B 34.08B 33.99B 32.17B 37.9A 40.9A 37.2A
Utilities - 22,221 63.7B 65.3B 67.0B 40.44A 40.45B 40.92B 37.29A 38.07A 37.52A 39.7A 38.7A 40.4A
Construction - 23 564.8A 561.6A 574.9A 28.24A 29.67A 29.26A 27.31A 28.52A 28.23A 35.0A 37.4A 36.7A
Construction of buildings - 236 130.5B 120.5B 112.3B 26.34A 27.42A 27.67A 25.76A 26.59A 27.18A 34.0A 35.7A 35.5A
Heavy and civil engineering construction
- 237
84.4A 89.4A 93.0A 30.70A 32.90A 30.45A 28.42A 31.20A 28.40A 38.6A 42.4A 40.7A
Specialty trade contractors - 238 349.9A 351.7A 369.6A 28.28A 29.46A 29.40A 27.60A 28.44A 28.50A 34.5A 36.7A 36.1A
Manufacturing - 31-33 1,014.1A 1,033.9A 1,042.4A 22.50A 22.97A 23.03A 21.86A 22.29A 22.28A 37.1A 37.8A 37.8A
Non-durable goods - 311N 403.7A 404.3A 411.7A 19.69A 20.94A 20.66A 19.13A 20.27A 20.11A 36.6A 37.6A 36.8A
Food manufacturing - 311 167.9A 166.2A 173.7A 18.73A 18.48A 18.56A 18.17A 18.07A 18.07A 34.7A 35.7A 36.4A
Beverage and tobacco product
manufacturing - 312
12.9C 22.3D 20.3C 21.08A 26.79A 26.63A 20.36A 26.65A 26.67A 32.3C 38.4B 32.4B
Textile mills - 313 5.4B 4.4B 4.0B 15.83A 15.93B 15.36A 15.10A 15.56B 15.02A 38.2A 38.6A 37.8A
Textile product mills - 314 7.4B 6.4A 6.9B 15.04A 14.80A 14.26B 15.00A 14.77A 14.13B 35.5A 37.7A 41.5B
Clothing manufacturing - 315 15.4C 13.7C 13.5B 13.98B 13.64A 13.19A 13.98B 13.57A 13.07A 35.7A 34.5B 35.7A
Leather and allied product manufacturing
- 316
2.9B 2.4B 2.2B 13.92A 15.07A 14.51A 13.84A 15.07A 14.51A 34.7A 37.4A 37.4A
Paper manufacturing - 322 38.2B 33.9A 33.5B 24.13A 26.07B 27.93A 23.14A 24.20B 26.67A 38.9A 38.8A 38.1A
Printing and related support
activities - 323,3231
39.5B 34.6B 33.0B 18.94B 21.64A 21.18A 18.78B 20.86A 20.87A 37.1A 38.7A 36.5A
Petroleum and coal product manufacturing
- 324,3241
Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 5.2Note E: Use with caution 34.19D 33.01D 37.14B 34.09D 32.43D 36.38B 56.9Note E: Use with caution 60.4Note E: Use with caution 49.0D
Chemical manufacturing - 325 35.8C 46.3C 48.3C 20.11B 24.12B 23.31B 19.35B 23.00B 22.90B 37.1A 39.8A 36.8A
Durable goods - 321N 610.4A 629.6A 630.7A 24.32A 24.26A 24.50A 23.60A 23.57A 23.64A 37.4A 38.0A 38.5A
Wood product manufacturing - 321 69.6A 69.8A 67.3A 20.71A 23.32A 21.75A 20.40A 22.58A 21.17A 37.3A 37.3A 38.2A
Non-metallic mineral product
manufacturing - 327
39.8A 34.7B 35.3B 25.42A 25.21A 26.72B 24.65A 24.68A 25.75B 35.8A 35.0A 37.0A
Primary metal manufacturing - 331 37.0D 42.2B 41.7B 32.70B 28.69A 29.48A 31.19B 27.59A 28.02B 35.4A 39.9A 42.3A
Fabricated metal product manufacturing
- 332
101.3B 123.5A 128.8A 23.82A 25.28A 24.00A 22.60A 24.88A 23.40A 37.7A 36.7A 37.8A
Machinery manufacturing - 333 88.4B 95.1A 93.6A 24.29A 23.59A 24.27A 23.60A 22.76A 23.54A 38.1A 37.7A 39.3A
Computer and electronic product
manufacturing - 334
27.0C 20.6D 23.2C 23.64B 20.03B 21.17B 23.53B 19.92B 21.06B 36.3A 35.9A 34.2B
Electrical equipment, appliance
and component manufacturing - 335
24.4D 25.7B 26.8B 25.13B 21.61A 23.34A 24.39B 20.44A 22.08A 37.7A 37.5A 38.3A
Transportation equipment manufacturing
- 336
140.9A 139.7A 137.2A 27.03B 27.35A 27.58A 26.43B 26.47A 26.36A 39.2A 39.5A 39.8A
Furniture and related product
manufacturing - 337
51.8A 54.1B 46.6B 18.61A 17.36A 18.90B 18.36A 17.19A 18.64B 34.7A 40.5A 38.0A
Miscellaneous manufacturing - 339 30.1C 24.3Note E: Use with caution 30.2D 18.86B 19.05C 20.36A 18.85B 19.02C 20.32A 36.2A 35.7B 35.4B
Service producing industries
- 41-91N
6,361.1A 6,374.7A 6,367.5A 20.34A 20.68A 20.62A 20.12A 20.38A 20.36A 28.3A 28.3A 28.5A
Trade - 41-45N 1,758.8A 1,719.0A 1,704.7A 16.59A 17.10A 16.78A 16.43A 16.85A 16.57A 28.1A 28.2A 28.8A
Wholesale trade - 41 333.7A 315.3A 299.4A 20.23A 21.82A 20.58A 19.89A 21.16A 20.01A 35.3A 35.6A 35.9A
Farm product wholesaler-distributors
- 411,4111
5.3D 5.0D 6.0C 17.16A 15.77A 16.84B 16.92A 15.30B 16.61B 29.6B 38.5B 37.2A
Petroleum product wholesaler-distributors
- 412,4121
4.4D 7.8Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 24.00B 25.64B 28.39C 22.41B 25.41C 28.32D 37.5A 34.0D 44.2D
Personal and household goods
wholesaler-distributors - 414
43.2C 32.3C 30.6C 17.68B 19.17B 17.01B 17.61B 19.06B 16.95B 32.1B 32.0B 32.3B
Motor vehicle and parts wholesaler-distributors
- 415
26.0B 40.5C 27.9D 19.19B 21.75B 20.44B 18.83B 21.38B 20.20B 38.8A 38.8A 38.3A
Building material and supplies
wholesaler-distributors - 416
46.2C 40.5C 45.4C 19.65A 20.69B 20.46B 19.28A 20.36B 20.04B 35.8A 33.3B 36.9A
Machinery, equipment and supplies
wholesaler-distributors - 417
85.8C 82.2C 78.5C 25.59B 25.76A 24.38A 25.23B 24.39A 23.25A 35.7A 39.0A 38.7A
Miscellaneous wholesaler-distributors
- 418
52.9B 49.2B 42.5C 18.77B 20.57B 18.64A 18.63B 20.07B 18.13A 35.4A 34.3A 34.3A
Wholesale electronic markets,
and agents and brokers - 419,4191
8.4D 7.3Note E: Use with caution 9.6D 15.21B 20.53B 19.19B 15.23B 20.53B 19.19B 28.4B 30.3B 28.8B
Retail trade - 44-45 1,425.1A 1,403.7A 1,405.3A 15.45A 15.69A 15.71A 15.36A 15.62A 15.64A 26.5A 26.6A 27.3A
Motor vehicle and parts dealers
- 441
111.7B 99.5A 101.1A 21.18A 20.08A 19.65A 21.07A 19.98A 19.54A 34.6A 35.7A 36.7A
Furniture and home furnishings
stores - 442
34.1B 33.3C 39.2B 15.29A 16.82B 17.66B 15.24A 16.77B 17.57B 26.5A 27.7B 29.9B
Electronics and appliance stores
- 443,4431
46.3C 41.9C 38.4D 18.59A 17.06B 18.24C 18.61A 17.05B 18.19C 30.2A 32.5B 30.5B
Building material and garden
equipment and supplies dealers - 444
95.7B 91.9A 97.2B 16.41A 17.30A 17.24A 16.36A 17.15A 17.09A 31.0A 32.6A 32.5A
Food and beverage stores - 445 425.4A 417.7A 423.1A 13.89A 14.38A 14.36A 13.77A 14.33A 14.31A 26.4A 24.9A 26.3A
Gasoline stations - 447,4471 61.5A 63.0A 62.0A 13.38A 12.48A 13.36A 13.28A 12.43A 13.30A 29.3A 29.9A 30.3A
Sporting goods, hobby, book and
music stores - 451
56.8A 61.3A 60.7A 13.28A 14.61A 14.28A 13.25A 14.60A 14.22A 21.3B 22.6B 23.1A
General merchandise stores - 452 214.4A 195.3A 187.5A 14.65A 13.00A 12.83A 14.53A 12.95A 12.76A 24.3A 24.4A 26.8A
Non-store retailers - 454 Note F: too unreliable to be published 19.2B 11.4D 16.92A 23.61B 17.42C 16.59A 23.20B 17.11C 42.8C 34.9B 32.2B
Transportation and warehousing
- 48-49
339.7A 317.7B 310.7B 23.25A 22.99A 23.90A 22.81A 22.35A 23.37A 33.8A 34.7A 35.1A
Air transportation - 481 17.4D 19.2C 19.5C 25.68C 23.84B 25.43B 25.69C 23.49B 25.17B 29.6A 27.6A 28.2B
Rail transportation - 482,4821 15.1B Note F: too unreliable to be published 10.6C 27.97A Note F: too unreliable to be published 29.95A 27.17A Note F: too unreliable to be published 29.84A 39.3A Note F: too unreliable to be published 36.1A
Truck transportation - 484 85.9B 77.1C 72.4C 22.95A 25.63A 23.71A 22.44A 24.19A 22.85A 35.1A 37.3A 34.6A
Transit and ground passenger
transportation - 485
90.6A 92.6B 92.4B 24.53A 22.04A 22.80A 23.98A 21.63A 22.26A 31.5A 32.0A 34.2A
Support activities for transportation
- 488
48.0C 47.6B 25.3D 23.94A 20.61C 26.10A 23.66A 20.29C 25.28A 37.8A 36.8B 40.8A
Couriers and messengers - 492 30.8C 34.6C 30.0D 17.29A 17.65A 16.70B 17.14A 17.59A 16.66B 32.1A 34.4B 40.8B
Warehousing and storage - 493,4931 28.0C 28.6C 26.4C 18.76A 18.47A 19.57A 18.66A 17.82A 18.90A 35.7A 33.2A 35.4A
Information and cultural industries
- 51
87.1C 79.2C 77.5C 22.14A 24.48B 26.72A 21.85A 24.14B 26.50A 27.7A 32.3B 30.1A
Broadcasting (except Internet)
- 515
Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 24.61C 19.42C Note F: too unreliable to be published 24.35C 19.15C Note F: too unreliable to be published 23.3D Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Telecommunications - 517 31.8C 26.6Note E: Use with caution 21.9Note E: Use with caution 23.36B 24.64B 27.23B 23.12B 24.17B 26.79B 32.5B 39.0B 39.0B
Data processing, hosting, and
related services - 518,5182
3.6Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 26.73B 30.23D Note F: too unreliable to be published 26.09B 27.33C Note F: too unreliable to be published 32.8B 37.9A Note F: too unreliable to be published
Other information services - 519,5191 9.8C 11.8D 10.8D 21.46B 19.69B 21.00B 21.46B 19.67B 20.98B 20.2B 26.4B 23.9C
Finance and insurance - 52 194.6B 179.8B 166.3B 21.57A 22.74A 23.22B 21.50A 22.69A 23.17B 29.2A 29.8A 28.9A
Credit intermediation and related
activities - 522
144.6C 110.8C 110.2C 21.85A 23.07A 23.80B 21.78A 23.05A 23.81B 28.8A 27.3A 27.2A
Insurance carriers and related
activities - 524
23.7D 40.4D 35.9D 23.82B 22.17A 23.01A 23.72B 22.06A 22.95A 31.1A 32.8A 31.8A
Real estate and rental and
leasing - 53
107.2B 107.8B 109.8B 20.49A 21.27B 20.94A 20.28A 20.71B 20.77A 28.0A 30.8A 29.9A
Real estate - 531 65.8C 69.2C 72.0C 21.27B 22.20B 21.66B 21.16B 22.01B 21.56B 26.8B 29.2A 28.0A
Rental and leasing services - 532 39.5B 35.6B 34.0B 19.44A 20.18A 19.58A 19.04A 18.85A 19.26A 29.9A 34.7A 34.6A
Professional, scientific and
technical services - 54,541
226.3B 255.0B 239.0B 26.00A 28.35A 26.83A 25.59A 27.72A 26.39A 33.2A 33.7A 32.5A
Administrative and support,
waste management and remediation services - 56
506.3A 468.4A 484.9A 19.54A 18.66A 18.57A 19.20A 18.36A 18.35A 29.8A 30.8A 30.8A
Administrative and support services
- 561
485.4A 443.6A 452.2A 19.26A 18.33A 18.42A 18.92A 18.13A 18.23A 29.4A 30.1A 30.1A
Educational services - 61,611 42.9B 49.2A 38.1B 18.68A 21.21A 18.94A 18.68A 21.17A 18.93A 17.9B 17.8B 15.8B
Education special - 611N 499.9A 501.6A 496.2A 22.78A 24.42B 25.24B 22.68A 24.31B 25.12B 31.7A 29.9A 30.0A
Health care and social assistance
- 62
1,341.0A 1,442.1A 1,440.7A 26.02A 26.49A 26.41A 25.79A 26.23A 26.13A 29.3A 28.8A 29.4A
Ambulatory health care services
- 621
297.3A 332.0A 329.1A 24.35A 25.57A 25.54A 24.24A 25.38A 25.44A 27.2A 28.1A 28.5A
Hospitals - 622 526.0A 562.5A 563.0A 31.07A 31.67A 31.66A 30.69A 31.27A 31.15A 31.6A 30.7A 31.4A
Nursing and residential care
facilities - 623
308.7A 327.7A 332.8A 22.31A 22.93A 22.09A 22.18A 22.79A 21.98A 28.1A 27.0A 27.8A
Social assistance - 624 209.1A 219.9A 215.8A 19.44A 18.29A 19.01A 19.43A 18.28A 18.99A 27.9A 27.4A 27.9A
Arts, entertainment and recreation
- 71
151.6A 151.5A 162.1A 16.97A 16.15A 15.95A 16.90A 16.12A 15.89A 23.3A 22.2A 22.2A
Amusement, gambling and recreation
industries - 713
123.1A 122.6A 133.4A 16.67A 15.82A 15.32A 16.59A 15.78A 15.26A 23.2A 22.5A 22.5A
Accommodation and food services
- 72
904.0A 929.0A 944.1A 13.03A 12.91A 13.25A 12.96A 12.85A 13.18A 23.2A 22.9A 22.7A
Accommodation services - 721 142.8A 140.0A 139.4A 15.01A 14.64A 15.51A 14.95A 14.56A 15.39A 28.1A 27.1A 26.7A
Food services and drinking places
- 722
761.3A 789.1A 804.7A 12.56A 12.54A 12.78A 12.49A 12.48A 12.72A 22.3A 22.1A 22.0A
Other services (except public
administration) - 81
321.1B 315.4A 308.5A 20.49B 19.69A 19.98A 20.39B 19.39A 19.55A 29.4A 29.2A 29.4A
Repair and maintenance - 811 111.7B 115.4A 115.8A 19.66A 22.13A 21.93A 19.37A 21.58A 21.20A 35.4A 35.3A 37.3A
Personal and laundry services
- 812
72.2B 91.1B 89.9A 15.08A 15.48A 15.83A 15.15A 15.45A 15.63A 27.9A 26.8A 25.9A
Grant-making, civic, and professional
and similar organizations excluding religion - 813
137.2C 108.9B 102.9B 24.58C 19.79B 20.48B 24.57C 19.75B 20.45B 25.2A 24.8A 23.7A
Public administration - 91 334.8A 314.2A 334.2A 25.38A 24.79A 25.20A 25.14A 24.52A 24.84A 30.8A 29.4A 29.5A
Local, municipal and regional
public administration - 913
271.5A 246.9B 266.6A 25.68A 25.04A 26.13A 25.35A 24.77A 25.82A 30.8A 28.6A 28.8A
Refer to survey overview