Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2017 – Maintenance worker (521)

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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 39,0 ... ... 45 717 22,49 33,58
Public sector2
Level 2 38,8 ... ... 45 074 22,29 34,91
Private sector
Level 2 39,2 ... ... 46 380 22,68 32,29
Private sector, unionized
Level 2 39,6 ... ... 49 641 24,03 34,55
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 2 38,6 ... ... 41 194 20,54 28,67
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 2 39,6 ... ... 46 969 22,72 31,45
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 2 39,0 ... ... 46 111 22,67 32,69
Manufacturing
Level 2 39,7 ... ... 49 797 24,08 35,24
  

... 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 Maintenance worker performs a variety of maintenance and minor repair tasks in the different building trades sectors; these tasks do not require a competency or trade certificate.

Education requirement

Secondary School Diploma

Condition of employment

None

Minimum experience generally required by level of complexity

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

Examples of job titles

  • Maintenance worker
  • Maintenance man
  • Handyman

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To be excluded from this job

  • Janitor/Caretaker (ERG 502)
  • Day labourer (ERG 508)
  • General labourer
  • Helper
  • Any job that requires a competency card (trade)