Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2243  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics repair, maintain, calibrate, adjust, and install industrial measuring and controlling instrumentation. They are employed by pulp and paper processing companies, nuclear and hydro power generating companies, mining, petrochemical and natural gas companies, industrial instrument and other manufacturing companies, and by industrial instrument servicing establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Industrial Instrument Mechanic
  • Apprentice Instrument Mechanic
  • Heavy Water Plant Control Technician
  • Industrial Instrument Mechanic
  • Industrial Instrument Panel Repairer
  • Industrial Instrument Service Technician
  • Industrial Instrument Technician
  • Industrial Instrumentation And Electrical Technician
  • Industrial Instrumentation Technician
  • Industrial Process Control Equipment Repairer
  • Instrument Maintenance Mechanic
  • Instrument Mechanic - Utilities
  • Measurement Technician - Oil And Gas Installation
  • Nuclear Generating Station And Heavy Water Plant Control Technician
  • Nucleonic Controller Repairer
  • Precision Instrument Mechanic
  • Process Control Equipment Mechanic
  • Process Control Equipment Repairer
  • Process Control Equipment Service Technician
  • Apprentice Industrial Instrument Mechanic
  • Industrial Instrument Mechanic
  • Industrial Instrument Technician
  • Industrial Instrumentation Technician
  • Process Control Equipment Mechanic

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for industrial instrument technicians and mechanics.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $77,044
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $66,960
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 industrial instrument technicians and mechanics.

Gender Median Income
Male $66,960
Female $69,830
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.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for industrial instrument technicians and mechanics

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 25
25 to 34 years 30
35 to 44 years 45
45 to 54 years 30
55 to 64 years 55
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 190
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 industrial instrument technicians and mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 60
Part Time 125
Total 180
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 industrial instrument technicians and mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 160
Female 25
Total 190
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 industrial instrument technicians and mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 175
Self Employed 15
Total 190
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 industrial instrument technicians and mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 180
Unemployed 10
Total 190
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 industrial instrument technicians and mechanics. 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 10
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 15
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 75
Total 180
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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