Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents

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

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 $24,197
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $32,760
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $42,818
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $38,101
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $23,714
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $23,663
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $32,654
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 Gender

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

Gender Median Income
Male $32,654
Female $35,690
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 (207 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.

$3,100.00
Lowest Observed
$1,421,600.00
Highest Observed
$31,200.00
25th Percentile
$45,556.20
Average
$34,476.00
Median
$45,000.00
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 705
25 to 34 years 615
35 to 44 years 900
45 to 54 years 1,200
55 to 64 years 1,520
65 to 74 years 355
75 years and over 35
Total 5,320
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 2,450
Part Time 2,920
Total 5,375
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 Gender

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

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 3,725
Female 1,600
Total 5,320
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 4,815
Self Employed 510
Total 5,320
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 5,110
Unemployed 215
Total 5,320
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 1,335
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,215
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 445
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,040
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 60
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 290
Total 5,375
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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