Wages

Minimum wage in Newfoundland and Labrador is $13.70 per hour. Future adjustments to the minimum wage rate will be based on the annual Consumer Price Index for Canada. New rates are announced annually.

Average hourly wage rate by occupation
Both full and part-time employees, both sexes
Newfoundland and Labrador, 2021

Average Hourly Wage ($)

Management occupations

42.73

Business, Finance and administrative occupations

27.65

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

37.63

Health occupations

31.67

Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services

33.71

Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

24.52

Sales and service occupations

17.43

Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

28.99

Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations

30.39

Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

25.79

Total employees, all occupations      

27.98

Source:  Statistics Canada Table14-10-0340-01

Top Five Industries by Employment, St. John’s Metro Area, 2020

Top Five Industries by Employment, St. John’s Metro Area, 2020

Industry

Total Employed

Health care and social assistance

19,600

Wholesale and retail trade

16,400

Public Administration

10,300

Educational Services

9,700

Professional, scientific and technical services

7,800

Statistics Canada Table 14-10-0098-01