Compensation by complexity level according to selected breakdowns in Québec in 2019 – Maintenance worker (521)

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Sector Weekly normal work hours Pay scales Annual salary Hourly salary Total compensation1

Minimum Normal Maximum



h $ $/h

All of Québec
Level 2 38,6 ... ... 47 585 23,56 34,56
Public sector2
Level 2 38,6 ... ... 48 156 23,94 37,24
Private sector
Level 2 38,7 ... ... 47 064 23,22 32,24
Private sector, unionized
Level 2 38,8 ... ... 52 168 25,59 36,91
Private sector, non-unionized
Level 2 38,6 ... ... 42 862 21,26 28,52
Private sector, 200–499 employees
Level 2 39,4 ... ... 50 285 24,45 33,90
Private sector, 500 and more employees
Level 2 38,4 ... ... 45 519 22,62 31,43
Manufacturing
Level 2 39,5 ... ... 53 212 25,82 37,15
  

... 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, 2019.
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. 2019 Data collection.
 
March 5, 2020
     

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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)