Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2016 – Engineering technician (307)

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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 37,5 35 311 46 502 45 288 23,08 32,48
Level 2 38,1 53 036 71 249 68 177 34,27 51,74
Level 3 36,6 63 857 86 394 84 365 44,27 68,42
Public sector2
Level 1 35,1 37 593 43 848 41 595 22,72 35,42
Level 2 36,0 50 558 65 597 64 020 34,19 55,12
Level 3 x x x x x x
Private sector
Level 1 38,0 34 732 47 176 46 016 23,16 31,99
Level 2 38,8 54 172 73 852 69 494 34,29 50,79
Level 3 38,1 72 614 93 038 89 005 44,73 62,13
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 39,3 x x 56 298 27,34 42,80
Level 2 39,1 48 352 78 037 74 432 36,46 57,73
Level 3 37,7 x x 76 872 39,17 63,05
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 37,9 34 420 46 948 45 201 22,82 31,11
Level 2 38,7 55 845 72 643 66 999 33,20 47,33
Level 3 38,2 72 376 92 906 89 833 45,11 62,07
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 37,9 x x 43 781 22,01 29,13
Level 2 38,6 .. .. 60 567 30,02 42,66
Level 3 37,6 .. .. 67 117 34,26 49,01
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 38,0 37 518 48 031 46 833 23,58 33,04
Level 2 38,9 55 420 74 592 71 278 35,14 52,43
Level 3 38,2 73 479 93 250 90 668 45,53 63,10
Manufacturing
Level 1 38,4 36 068 47 742 51 155 25,50 37,11
Level 2 39,3 59 757 77 831 71 917 35,14 53,63
Level 3 39,3 76 420 99 348 92 258 44,95 67,36
  

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 Engineering technician prepares plans, estimates and other technical documents in various fields; installs, assembles, repairs and adjusts machines, devices, attachments, tools and control instruments. Main duties: tasks vary according to the field of activity.

Education requirement

Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in engineering technology with an appropriate specialization, or the equivalent recognized by the appropriate authority

Condition of employment

None

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
  • Electrical and electronic
  • Avionics

Examples of job titles

  • Civil Engineering technician
  • Mechanical Engineering technician
  • Chemical Process Technician
  • Electronic Engineering technician
  • Building Systems Technician
  • Instrumentation and Control Technician

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To be excluded from this job

  • Land Surveyor
  • Land Survey Technician
  • Naval Architecture Technician
  • Photogrammetry Technician Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (with Transport Canada licence)
  • Designer with a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP) or college-level education in design (industrial design techniques, graphic arts, fashion design)