Average hourly earnings for permanent employees in Canada increased by 5.2% yoy to $34.13 in April 2023, the same rate of growth as in the previous month. source: Statistics Canada

Average Hourly Earnings in Canada averaged 23.48 CAD from 1997 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 34.13 CAD in April of 2023 and a record low of 15.88 CAD in January of 1997. This page provides - Canada Average Hourly Wage of Permanent Employees- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Average Hourly Wages of Permanent Employees - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.

Average Hourly Earnings in Canada is expected to be 33.10 CAD by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Canada Average Hourly Wages of Permanent Employees is projected to trend around 34.00 CAD in 2024 and 35.00 CAD in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Average Hourly Wages of Permanent Employees

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-04-06 12:30 PM Mar 5.2% 5.4% 5.5%
2023-05-05 12:30 PM Apr 5.2% 5.2% 5.4%
2023-06-09 12:30 PM May 5.2% 5.1%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.00 percent Apr 2023
Unemployed Persons 1058.20 1053.00 Thousand Apr 2023
Employed Persons 20130.20 20088.80 Thousand Apr 2023
Part Time Employment 47.60 15.90 Thousand Apr 2023
Full Time Employment -6.20 18.80 Thousand Apr 2023
Employment Change 41.40 34.70 Thousand Apr 2023
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60 65.60 percent Apr 2023
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.60 9.20 percent Apr 2023
Productivity 106.42 107.06 points Mar 2023
Labour Costs 129.07 125.36 points Dec 2022
Wages 29.56 29.44 CAD/Hour Mar 2023
Minimum Wages 16.65 15.55 CAD/Hour Apr 2023
Wages in Manufacturing 30.78 30.43 CAD/Hour Mar 2023
Population 38.93 38.23 Million Dec 2022
Average Hourly Earnings 34.13 33.87 CAD Apr 2023
Employment Rate 62.40 62.40 percent Apr 2023
Wage Growth 1.40 1.90 percent Mar 2023
Non Farm Payrolls 17905.00 17940.00 Thousand Mar 2023
Job Vacancies 855890.00 991680.00 Dec 2022

Canada Average Hourly Wages of Permanent Employees
Average Hourly Wages of Permanent Employees in Canada refers to the usual wages or salary of permanent employees at their main job. Respondents are asked to report their wage/salary before taxes and other deductions, and include tips and commissions. Weekly and hourly wages/salary are calculated in conjunction with usual paid work hours per week.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
34.13 33.87 34.13 15.88 1997 - 2023 CAD Monthly
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