Janitor / Caretaker Salary Canada

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Average Janitor’s and Caretaker’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Janitors and Caretakers.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6733.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: janitor, caretaker, building maintenance worker, handyman and building superintendent.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary, Alberta at $21.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick at $14.10 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $27,000 – $47,000.

Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Janitors and Caretakers in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 15.00 21.00 33.04 2019
Edmonton – Alberta* 15.00 19.93 32.55 2019
Vancouver / Lower Mainland – British Columbia 13.85 19.23 28.01 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 11.65 18.00 25.00 2018
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick 11.50 14.10 22.00 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 11.55 17.40 24.80 2018
Toronto – Ontario 14.00 18.00 25.48 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 14.00 17.31 28.85 2018
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario 14.00 19.00 29.00 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 14.00 19.60 25.00 2018
Prince Edward Island 12.25 15.73 21.25 2018
Montreal – Quebec 12.50 17.51 20.50 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 11.32 18.00 27.00 2018

Methodology*

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Cleaning and maintaining buildings
›› Emptying trash cans
›› Cutting grass and tending grounds
›› Checking security
›› Removing snow and ice from walkways and parking areas
Comparison with employment group

The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for service support and other service occupations, which includes janitors, caretakers and building superintendents, is $19.11. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $690, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $36,000.

Number in employment

There are over 180,000 janitors, caretakers and building superintendents working in Canada.

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