Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6733  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents clean and maintain the interior and exterior of commercial, institutional and residential buildings and their surrounding grounds. Building superintendents employed in large establishments are responsible for the operation of the establishment and may also supervise other workers. They are employed by office and apartment building management companies, condominium corporations, educational institutions, health care facilities, recreational and shopping facilities, religious, industrial and other establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Airport Janitor
  • Airport Maintenance Worker
  • Apartment Building Caretaker
  • Apartment Building Concierge
  • Apartment Building Maintenance Worker
  • Apartment Maintenance Man/woman
  • Building Caretaker
  • Building Custodian
  • Building Handyman/woman
  • Building Maintenance Man/woman
  • Building Maintenance Worker
  • Building Operator - Maintenance
  • Building Services Worker
  • Building Superintendent
  • Campground Cleaner
  • Church Caretaker
  • Construction Campsite Attendant
  • Custodian
  • Factory Cleaner
  • Factory Maintenance Man/woman
  • Handyman/woman
  • Heavy-duty Cleaner
  • Industrial Cleaner
  • Industrial Plant Cleaner
  • Janitor
  • Live-in Superintendant
  • Maintenance Man/woman, Buildings
  • Office Building Concierge
  • Plant Cleaner
  • Plant Maintenance Worker
  • School Custodian
  • School Janitor
  • Building Caretaker
  • Building Superintendent
  • Custodian
  • Handyman/woman
  • Heavy-duty Cleaner
  • Industrial Cleaner
  • Plant Cleaner
  • School Janitor
  • Environmental Services Custodian
  • Handyman
  • Handyperson
  • Maintenance Person
  • Maintenance Services Representative
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician
  • Facility Maintenance Helper
  • Resort Maintenance Technician
  • Sanitation Team Member

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $19,871
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $25,011
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $15,990
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $29,616
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $33,953
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $23,830
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents.

Sex Median Income
Male $29,668
Female $33,240
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (62 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents.

$27,300.00
Lowest Observed
$234,000.00
Highest Observed
$32,175.00
25th Percentile
$44,221.61
Average
$35,989.00
Median
$42,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 335
25 to 34 years 335
35 to 44 years 565
45 to 54 years 720
55 to 64 years 780
65 to 74 years 150
75 years and over 10
Total 2,890
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 1,475
Part Time 1,490
Total 2,965
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 2,120
Female 840
Total 2,965
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 2,665
Self Employed 225
Total 2,890
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 2,765
Unemployed 125
Total 2,890
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for janitors, caretakers and building superintendents. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 630
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,410
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 200
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 540
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 25
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 165
Total 2,965
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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