Wages

Minimum wage in Newfoundland and Labrador is $15.00 per hour as of October 1, 2023. 

Average hourly wage rate by occupation
Both full and part-time employees, both sexes
Newfoundland and Labrador, 2022

Average Hourly Wage ($)

Management occupations

46.78

Business, Finance and administrative occupations

29.07

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

39.99

Health occupations

32.68

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

34.87

Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

20.49

Sales and service occupations

18.04

Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

28.70

Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations

30.46

Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

26.08

Total employees, all occupations      

29.13

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, 2022

Industry

Total Employed

Health care and social assistance

20,500

Wholesale and retail trade

19,200

Public Administration

13,300

Educational Services

9,600

Professional, scientific and technical services

8,500

Statistics Canada Table 14-10-0384-01