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Table 3 Average earnings and usual hours by union and job status, 2009

  Hourly earnings Usual weekly hours, main job
All employees Full-time Part-time All employees Full-time Part-time
$ hours
Both sexes 22.05 23.52 15.57 35.2 39.2 17.3
Union member 25.24 25.93 21.25 35.6 38.4 19.2
Union coverage1 25.20 25.90 21.14 35.6 38.5 19.1
Not a union member2 20.61 22.35 13.71 35.0 39.6 16.7
Men 23.87 25.05 14.66 37.7 40.4 16.5
Union member 26.00 26.58 19.26 37.9 39.6 18.1
Union coverage1 26.00 26.58 19.19 37.9 39.6 17.9
Not a union member2 22.95 24.35 13.46 37.6 40.8 16.1
Women 20.25 21.71 15.97 32.7 37.9 17.7
Union member 24.54 25.24 21.92 33.5 37.2 19.6
Union coverage1 24.46 25.16 21.81 33.5 37.2 19.5
Not a union member2 18.22 19.89 13.83 32.4 38.2 17.0
Atlantic 18.93 19.95 13.46 36.6 40.3 17.3
Union member 23.37 23.66 20.76 37.4 39.4 19.8
Union coverage1 23.36 23.65 20.70 37.4 39.4 19.7
Not a union member2 16.86 18.05 11.62 36.3 40.7 16.7
Quebec 20.80 22.04 15.23 34.4 38.1 18.1
Union member 23.65 24.09 20.90 35.1 37.5 20.3
Union coverage1 23.48 23.93 20.60 35.1 37.5 20.1
Not a union member2 19.03 20.67 12.93 34.0 38.5 17.3
Ontario 22.75 24.48 15.25 35.2 39.4 17.0
Union member 26.53 27.58 20.55 35.6 38.6 18.4
Union coverage1 26.58 27.64 20.54 35.7 38.7 18.3
Not a union member2 21.30 23.20 13.74 35.0 39.6 16.6
Prairies 23.20 24.61 16.58 36.1 40.1 17.3
Union member 25.82 26.49 22.20 36.0 39.1 19.1
Union coverage1 25.84 26.49 22.31 36.1 39.2 19.1
Not a union member2 22.12 23.81 14.60 36.1 40.5 16.7
British Columbia 22.21 23.69 16.64 34.6 39.3 17.1
Union member 25.60 26.27 22.48 35.1 38.6 18.9
Union coverage1 25.63 26.34 22.27 35.2 38.7 18.8
Not a union member2 20.68 22.42 14.66 34.4 39.6 16.5
1. Union members and persons who are not union members but covered by collective agreements (for example, some religious group members).
2. Workers who are neither union members nor covered by collective agreements.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.