Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2016 – Maintenance carpenter (512)

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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 40,0 ... ... 74 686 35,78 62,40
Level 2 38,9 ... ... 53 844 26,55 42,22
Public sector2
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 38,8 ... ... 53 568 26,45 42,98
Private sector
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 39,0 ... ... 54 798 26,90 39,73
Private sector, unionized
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 39,9 ... ... 72 048 34,74 55,45
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 38,3 ... ... 41 795 20,99 28,16
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 37,0 ... ... 48 169 24,76 34,98
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 39,9 ... ... .. .. ..
Manufacturing
Level 1 x ... ... x x x
Level 2 40,1 ... ... 70 650 33,99 55,60
  

... Labourers 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, 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 Maintenance carpenter performs various tasks including the repair and modification of structures, finishing and other work, according to plans and specifications, or builds, modifies and repairs cabinetwork and decorative objects.

Main duties: using various tools, builds repairs and maintains wood or metal structures or structural components, and sets and dismantles forms for concrete.

Education requirement

Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP) with a specialization in carpentry and woodworking, or the equivalent recognized by the appropriate authority

Condition of employment

Preferably, a competency certificate in carpentry and woodworking

Minimum experience generally required by level of complexity

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

Examples of job titles

  • Joiner
  • Carpenter
  • Rough carpenter
  • Journeyman carpenter
  • Finish carpenter
  • Renovation carpenter joiner-cabinetmaker
  • Cabinetmaker

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To be included in this job

  • Apprentice

To be excluded from this job

  • Team leader