Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2016 – 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 48 444 61 487 58 545 29,69 41,31
Level 2 37,8 68 424 88 946 83 648 42,47 60,93
Level 3 37,4 89 094 114 574 113 248 58,00 83,74
Public sector2
Level 1 35,3 47 941 54 974 51 937 28,17 43,14
Level 2 35,6 74 865 97 137 91 917 49,41 78,75
Level 3 35,8 87 126 109 801 108 658 58,18 91,79
Private sector
Level 1 38,0 48 503 62 261 59 250 29,85 41,14
Level 2 38,4 66 329 86 247 81 386 40,57 56,66
Level 3 38,1 89 939 116 639 114 973 57,93 81,05
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 38,0 48 269 62 095 59 078 29,75 40,88
Level 2 38,5 66 126 85 972 81 107 40,40 56,28
Level 3 38,1 89 769 116 743 114 383 57,54 79,79
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 37,5 x x 58 942 30,07 43,64
Level 2 39,2 54 884 70 480 72 601 35,63 48,75
Level 3 38,1 x x 100 075 50,32 72,63
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 38,0 48 444 62 286 59 256 29,85 41,09
Level 2 38,4 66 742 86 667 81 870 40,84 57,11
Level 3 38,1 90 481 116 652 115 460 58,18 81,33
Manufacturing
Level 1 38,8 50 062 63 951 61 375 30,36 44,28
Level 2 38,9 66 040 86 912 82 648 40,72 58,66
Level 3 38,5 87 224 114 957 114 997 57,32 84,02
  

1. For more information about the equation, see the chapter called "La méthodologie" in the report Rémunération des salariés. État et évolution comparés, 2016.
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. 2016 Data collection.
 
February 27, 2017
     

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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