Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2016 – Occupational hygiene technician (310)

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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 36,8 x x 49 408 26,07 38,47
Level 2 36,8 46 902 57 751 56 332 29,25 44,63
Public sector2
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 35,0 41 744 51 297 49 647 27,22 41,47
Private sector
Level 1 39,6 x x 48 569 23,53 33,60
Level 2 39,1 59 298 76 818 64 528 31,73 47,93
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 x x x x x x
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 39,2 59 298 76 818 63 964 31,39 47,29
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 x x x x x x
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 39,0 59 298 76 818 66 854 32,96 50,48
Manufacturing
Level 1 x x x x x x
Level 2 39,3 60 670 79 490 65 691 32,18 49,31
  

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 Occupational hygiene technician technician identifies and prevents health and safety risks by gathering technical and human data on workstations and their environment; develops action programs for the application of sustainable solutions to problems experienced; may write study reports and provide training on safe work practices.

Education requirement

Diploma of College Studies (DEC) in environment and workplace health and safety, in sanitation and industrial safety or in another appropriate field of specialization

Condition of employment

None (if certification by the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists or by the Conseil d’accréditation en hygiène industrielle is required at the time of hiring, it must be considered as a condition of employment)

Minimum experience generally required by level of complexity

  • Level 1: None
  • Level 2: 3 years
  • Level 3: Not applicable

Examples of job titles

  • Industrial hygiene technician
  • Industrial hygienist
  • Occupational hygienist
  • Industrial safety technician

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To be excluded from this job

  • Occupational health and safety inspector and supervisor
  • Ergonomist
  • Technologist
  • Occupational health and safety consultant or officer jobs requiring a bachelor’s degree