Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2017 – 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 38,4 39 621 49 509 46 235 23,11 31,86
Level 2 38,2 53 944 71 788 69 036 34,65 51,72
Level 3 36,9 66 279 87 927 85 207 44,26 66,03
Public sector2
Level 1 35,1 39 190 46 910 44 260 24,16 37,12
Level 2 36,0 51 627 66 702 65 118 34,73 54,63
Level 3 x x x x x x
Private sector
Level 1 39,0 39 703 50 003 46 557 22,93 31,14
Level 2 38,9 54 900 73 895 70 223 34,62 50,93
Level 3 38,3 72 163 92 705 87 910 44,06 61,46
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 38,1 x x 67 356 33,97 51,20
Level 2 39,2 49 059 78 650 76 007 37,18 58,63
Level 3 x x x x x x
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 39,1 39 562 49 867 44 625 21,91 29,36
Level 2 38,7 56 466 72 614 67 516 33,42 47,37
Level 3 38,3 71 902 92 518 88 301 44,21 61,19
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 37,8 x x 42 587 21,55 29,73
Level 2 38,5 .. .. 63 035 31,33 44,42
Level 3 37,5 63 099 92 418 69 784 35,72 51,39
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 39,1 39 822 50 113 46 779 23,01 31,22
Level 2 38,9 55 591 74 210 71 533 35,22 52,12
Level 3 38,3 72 538 92 717 89 120 44,62 62,11
Manufacturing
Level 1 38,3 43 034 56 509 59 835 29,99 44,81
Level 2 39,3 59 818 77 956 73 266 35,79 54,50
Level 3 39,3 73 062 97 192 89 800 43,83 65,71
  

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 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)