Comparative table

Jobs Jobs prospects from 2020 to 2024 Status and availability of workers from 2020 to 2024 Hourly wage** Training
Surveyor Good Employment dropping slightly, moderate availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $34.41 and $40.75 DEP 1,800 hours
Blaster-Driller Good Employment dropping slightly, moderate availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $32.34 and $39.62 DEP 900 hours
Bricklayer-mason Very good Employment dropping slightly, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $22.56 and $40.92 DEP 900 hours
Insulator Very good Employment dropping slightly, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $23.17 and $41.72 DEP 900 hours
Tile setter Very good Employment stable, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $22.56 and $40.92 DEP 690 hours
Carpenter-joiner
(including the specialties of concrete former, deep foundation layer, and flooring layer sander)
Very good Employment dropping slightly, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $22.15 and $40.86 DEP 1,350 hours
Boiler maker Good Employment dropping slightly, good availability. Fairly high tunover. Aging workforce. Between $23.17 and $41.36 DEP 1,290 hours
Cement finisher Very good Employment dropping slightly, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $25.56 and $40.08 DEP 900 hours
Roofer Excellent Employment dropping slightly, very low availability. High turnover. Between $27.03 and $42.07 DEP 630 hours
Electrician
(excluding the specialty of security systems installer)
Very good Employment stable, fairly high availability. Between $19.31 and $41.36 DEP 1,800 hours
Electrician specializing in security systems installation Very good Employment stable, fairly high availability. Between $18.65 and $33.98 DEP 1,485 hours
Tinsmith Good Employment dropping slightly, low availability. Between $23.17 and $41.68 DEP 1,605 hours
Reinforcing steel erector Good Employment dropping slightly, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $32.13 and $41.73 DEP 735 hours
Refrigeration mechanic Very good Employment stable, low availability. Between $18.93 and $41.30 DEP 1,800 hours
Crane operator Very good Employment dropping slightly, moderate availability. Aging workforce. Between $32.13 and $41.73 DEP 870 hours
Millwright Good Employment dropping slightly, availability very high. Fairly high turnover. Aging workforce. Between $23.17 and $41.36 DEP 1,800 hours
Heavy equipment mechanic Good Employment dropping slightly, moderate availability. Fairly high turnover. Aging workforce. Between $22.42 and $40.70 DEP 1,800 HOURS
Fire-protection mechanic Very good Employment stable, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $19.31 and $41.36 DEP 900 hours
Elevator mechanic Excellent Employment stable, very low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $21.36 and $46.11 DEP 1,800 hours
Ironworker Good Employment dropping slightly, fairly high availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $23.17 and $41.73 DEP 1,230 hours
Line worker Excellent Employment stable, moderate availability. Fairly high turnover. Aging workforce. Between $34.54 and $41.79 DEP between 900 and 1,140 hours
Elevator mechanic (glazier) Excellent Employment stable, very low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $21.82 and $41.05 DEP 1,350 hours
Heavy equipment operator Excellent Employment dropping slightly, low availability. Aging workforce. Between $28.84 and $39.29 DEP 1,095 hours
Shovel operator Excellent Employment dropping slightly, very low availability. Aging workforce. Between $30.52 and $41.97 DEP 1,095 hours
Painter Excellent Employment dropping slightly, low availability. High turnover. Aging workforce. Between $20.72 and $38.98 DEP 900 hours
Plasterer Very good Employment dropping slightly, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $21.78 and $39.53 DEP 810 hours
Resilient flooring layer Very good Employment stable, moderate availability. Fairly high turnover. Aging workforce. Between $20.19 and $38.55 DEP 900 HOURS
Interior systems installer Very good Employment stable, low availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $22.15 and $40.88 DEP 735 hours
Diver Very good Employment stable, moderate availability. High turnover. Between $36.79 and $43.28 AEC 1,350 hours
Welder Good Employment dropping slightly, moderate availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $36.59 and $40.19 DEP 1,800 hours
Pipe welder
(high pressure)
Very good Employment dropping slightly, moderate availability. Fairly high turnover. Aging workforce. Between $38.61 and $41.36 ASP 600 hours
Pipe fitter Excellent Employment rising slightly, fairly high availability. Fairly high turnover. Between $19.31 and $41.36 DEP 1,680 hours

* The need for workers is classified in six categories (very low, low, fairly low, fairly high, high, and very high) according to results in four parameters:

 

1) Forecast average annual growth in volume of work from 2020 to 2024;

2) Average availability rate (a measurement of unemployment) in November 2019, for holders of competency certificates (apprentices, journeypersons, occupation workers) according to the records of the Commission de la contruction du Québec (CCQ);

3) Forecast erosion rate (net departures before integration of new workers), according to the CCQ's records;

4) Proportion of workers aged 55 years of age and older in 2019, according to the CCQ's records.

 

** According to the collective agreements (April 2020).