Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2017 – Engineer (207)

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Sector Weekly regular work hours Pay scales Annual salary Hourly salary Total compensation1

Minimum Normal Maximum



h $ $/h

All of Québec
Level 1 37,8 48 950 61 431 57 971 29,36 40,53
Level 2 37,8 69 787 90 695 84 739 43,06 61,53
Level 3 37,6 90 884 114 466 111 798 57,04 80,96
Public sector2
Level 1 35,5 50 389 57 327 53 900 29,02 44,37
Level 2 35,6 76 031 100 183 94 245 50,69 78,22
Level 3 35,8 95 377 111 819 110 557 59,20 90,43
Private sector
Level 1 38,0 48 803 61 854 58 363 29,40 40,21
Level 2 38,5 67 706 87 486 82 038 40,90 57,36
Level 3 38,2 89 287 115 413 112 196 56,34 78,26
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 x x x x x x
Level 3 x x x x x x
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 38,1 48 537 61 624 58 095 29,25 39,86
Level 2 38,5 67 459 87 132 81 640 40,66 56,88
Level 3 38,2 88 931 115 203 111 064 55,67 76,65
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 38,1 51 972 72 215 71 360 35,93 48,05
Level 3 37,7 x x 94 462 47,95 64,38
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 38,0 48 658 61 770 58 289 29,36 40,12
Level 2 38,5 69 107 88 685 83 066 41,38 58,26
Level 3 38,2 91 938 117 618 113 927 57,16 79,60
Manufacturing
Level 1 38,7 52 694 66 644 62 778 31,17 45,79
Level 2 39,0 68 689 89 855 83 625 41,15 59,63
Level 3 38,4 86 926 114 314 115 777 57,82 84,15
  

1. For more information about the equation, see the chapter called "La méthodologie" in the report Rémunération des salariés. État et évolution comparés, 2017.
2. Comprises the Québec government (Québec civil service and the public education, health and social service networks) and the "other public" sector (municipal government [25 000 or more inhabitants], public enterprises of the three levels of government, universities and federal government employees in Québec).
  
Source: Québec survey on total compensation. 2017 Data collection.
 
February 21, 2018
     

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Summary of responsibilities

The engineer develops, prepares, tests, implements, standardizes and controls various engineering, administrative or research projects to meet the needs of the company or organization. Tasks vary according to the field of activity.

Education requirement

University degree in an engineering discipline

Condition of employment

Membership in the Ordre des ingnieurs du Québec is preferable. However, if this membership is not a condition of employment, indicate this when the job is being matched

Minimum experience generally required by level of complexity

  • Level 1: None
  • Level 2: 3 years
  • Level 3: 8 years

Fields of activity

  • Geological
  • Metallurgical
  • Mining
  • Industrial
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Computer
  • Electrical

Examples of job titles

  • Geological
  • Metallurgical
  • Industrial
  • Mining
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Computer or Electrical engineer

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To be included in this job

  • Trainee

To be excluded from this job

  • Forestry engineer