Statistics Canada released its average weekly earnings data of Canadian non-farm payroll employees on Thursday. Average weekly earnings of Canadian non-farm payroll employees increased 1.9% in June year-on-year. Weekly earnings were C$955 in June.
Employees in Canada worked an average 33.0 hours per week in June.
Total non-farm employment declined by 11,700 in June, after a 24,000 increase in May. Construction, accommodation and food services, retail trade, and mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction sectors lost the most jobs.
On a yearly basis, the number of non-farm payroll employees rose by 154,500 or 1.0%.