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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 $20.56 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Halifax, Nova Scotia at $13.05 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $25,000 – $40,000.
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
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|Calgary – Alberta*||14.42||20.56||33.24||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||15.00||19.00||28.00||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||11.35||16.41||25.00||2016|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||11.15||15.00||24.00||2016|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||11.00||16.50||23.22||2016|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||10.85||13.05||21.00||2016|
|Toronto – Ontario||11.60||17.44||25.75||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario||11.60||16.00||23.08||2016|
|Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario||11.60||17.00||25.00||2016|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||11.60||18.00||26.50||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||11.25||17.00||22.12||2016|
|Montreal – Quebec||11.50||17.42||23.25||2016|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||11.54||18.78||28.85||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for service support and other service occupations, which includes janitors, caretakers and building superintendents, is $17.56. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $609, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $32,000.
There are over 180,000 janitors, caretakers and building superintendents working in Canada.