Employers must pay the wages set out in the collective agreements in force in the construction industry. This includes paying overtime and travel costs. If an employer does not comply, see how the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) may take recourse.

Wage rates

To consult the rates for wages, social benefits, union dues, and taxable benefits, you may either use the online services, where you will find customized lists, or consult the rates in force directly by using the tool below.

In compliance with the collective agreements in the four sectors, several changes have been made to the monthly report for May 2019 – that is, starting April 28, 2019.


Sector Increase
Résidential 2.0 %
Civil engineering and roadwork 2.2 %
Institutionnal and commercial 2.1 %
Industrial 2.1 %

Les indemnités aux équipements de sécurité

Sector Trade / Occupation Code Amount / H 
Civil engineering and roadwork Insulator 130 1.05 $
Lineman   0.80$*
Article 25.01 3

* If the employer does not supply the safety harness, this hourly indemnity must be paid to the employee.

Contributions to social benefits

The published employee contributions to the pension plan may differ from the rates set out in the collective agreements in order to comply with the Income Tax Account limits.

Tool for finding wage rates

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In case of disparity between the wage rates presented on this website and those in the construction industry collective agreements, the latter have priority.

Union dues

Union dues are deducted at source from wages and sent to your association by the CCQ. Consult the union dues rates table and the calculation mode.