Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2017 – Computer technician (308)

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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 37,6 37 137 51 169 42 375 21,70 30,50
Level 2 37,0 44 457 59 468 54 795 28,50 40,79
Level 3 36,4 48 787 64 418 64 326 33,84 48,43
Public sector2
Level 1 35,1 40 528 48 220 47 268 25,80 41,84
Level 2 35,1 44 283 57 578 55 598 30,38 46,27
Level 3 35,0 44 598 60 011 59 175 32,38 48,04
Private sector
Level 1 37,9 36 369 51 837 41 786 21,21 29,29
Level 2 37,9 44 602 61 049 54 398 27,57 38,41
Level 3 38,2 58 411 74 543 70 704 35,65 48,85
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 37,2 46 754 65 636 61 872 31,94 48,09
Level 3 x x x x x x
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 38,0 37 565 47 905 38 458 19,44 26,17
Level 2 38,1 43 638 58 992 52 740 26,59 36,35
Level 3 38,2 57 259 73 215 69 861 35,19 47,73
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 38,0 .. .. 41 569 21,19 28,49
Level 2 37,7 41 815 59 554 54 043 27,58 37,63
Level 3 38,2 50 558 71 767 67 548 33,93 45,61
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 37,9 36 531 52 119 41 804 21,21 29,35
Level 2 38,0 45 067 61 299 54 469 27,56 38,56
Level 3 38,2 59 342 74 872 71 007 35,81 49,16
Manufacturing
Level 1 36,5 37 784 48 602 44 422 23,48 34,23
Level 2 38,8 46 859 64 356 57 427 28,45 40,30
Level 3 37,1 68 707 87 816 84 278 43,81 65,38
  

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 Computer technician performs technical assignments as well as tasks relating to the operation of computers, in particular with regard to programming, software, database management, computer networks, the Internet and user support. Main duties: tasks vary according to the field of activity.

Education requirement

Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in computer science technology 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: 2 years
  • Level 3: 6 years

Fields of activity

  • Programming
  • Software
  • Data bases
  • Network
  • Internet
  • User support

Examples of job titles

  • Programmer
  • Programmer-analyst
  • Website designer
  • E-mail coordinator
  • Database technician
  • Network technician
  • Web technician

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To be excluded from this job

  • Information technology professional (ERG 206)