Wages

Minimum wage in Newfoundland and Labrador is $15.60 per hour as of April 1, 2024. 

Average hourly wage rate by occupation
Both full and part-time employees, both sexes
Newfoundland and Labrador, 2023

Average Hourly Wage ($)

Management occupations

49.70

Business, Finance and administrative occupations

30.18

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

42.07

Health occupations

34.01

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

35.12

Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

20.92

Sales and service occupations

19.20

Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

31.81

Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations

37.18

Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

30.60

Total employees, all occupations      

30.95

Source:  Statistics Canada Table14-10-0340-01

Top Five Industries by Employment, St. John’s Metro Area, 2022

Top Five Industries by Employment, St. John’s Metro Area, 2023

Industry

Total Employed

Health care and social assistance

20,500

Wholesale and retail trade

17,700

Public Administration

14,300

Educational Services

9,000

Professional, scientific and technical services

8,800

Statistics Canada Table 14-10-0384-01