Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2017 – Janitor/Caretaker (502)

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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 2 38,9 ... ... 41 295 20,37 30,31
Public sector2
Level 2 38,7 ... ... 40 709 20,14 30,04
Private sector
Level 2 39,5 ... ... 44 174 21,50 31,57
Private sector, unionized
Level 2 39,5 ... ... 47 361 23,05 35,08
Private sector
Level 2 39,5 ... ... 38 162 18,57 25,17
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 2 38,8 ... ... 39 929 19,77 28,04
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 2 39,6 ... ... 45 329 21,97 32,50
Manufacturing
Level 2 39,4 ... ... 47 213 22,97 35,30
  

... Service employees are mostly paid according to a set rate.
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 Janitor/Caretaker performs all tasks related to the preventive maintenance, physical maintenance and cleaning of a public or private building and its grounds, and oversees the security of the premises. In a residence or apartment building, may provides basic services such as rent collection, equipment, mail and complaints.

Education requirement

Secondary School Diploma

Condition of employment

For building superintendents, a certificate in one or more of the building trades, or a building operator certificate may be required

Minimum experience generally required by level of complexity

  • Level 1: Not applicable
  • Level 2: 1 year
  • Level 3: Not applicable

Examples of job titles

  • School janitor
  • Student residence caretaker
  • Apartment building superintendent
  • Office or industrial building Janitor

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To be excluded from this job

  • Cleaner - light duty (ERG 518) and heavy duty (ERG 522)
  • Specialized cleaner (e.g. windows, carpets)
  • Security guard (ERG 507)
  • Day labourer (ERG 508)