Wages & Rates
Wages & Rates
Wages & Rates
Employers must pay the wages set out in the collective agreements in force. Consult the  rates for wages, social benefits, union dues, and taxable benefits.

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, 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 2020 – that is, starting April 26, 2020.


Sector Increase
Residential 2.0%
Civil engineering and roadwork 2.25%
Institutional and commercial 2.15%
Industrial 2.15%

Indemnities for safety equipment

Sector Trade/occupation  amount/h 
Civil engineering and roadwork
(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

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.


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