Elevator constructors and mechanics

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7318  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Elevator constructors and mechanics assemble, install, maintain and repair freight and passenger elevators, escalators, moving walkways and other related equipment. They are employed by elevator construction and maintenance companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Elevator Mechanic
  • Dumbwaiter Installer-repairer
  • Elevator Adjuster
  • Elevator Builder
  • Elevator Constructor
  • Elevator Constructor And Mechanic Apprentice
  • Elevator Constructor-mechanic
  • Elevator Erector
  • Elevator Installer
  • Elevator Maintenance Mechanic
  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Elevator Mechanic (non-construction)
  • Elevator Mechanic Apprentice
  • Elevator Repair Mechanic
  • Elevator Repairer
  • Escalator Installer
  • Escalator Installer-repairer
  • Escalator Mechanic (non Construction)
  • Escalator Repairer
  • Escalator Repairman/woman
  • Journeyman/woman Elevator Constructor
  • Journeyman/woman Elevator Mechanic
  • Moving Walkway Installer-repairer
  • Elevator Constructor
  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Elevator Mechanic Apprentice
  • Escalator Repairer

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for elevator constructors 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 $122,034
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $96,869
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $97,467
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 elevator constructors and mechanics.

Gender Median Income
Male $97,467
Female $96,375
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 Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for elevator constructors and mechanics

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 55
35 to 44 years 45
45 to 54 years 55
55 to 64 years 35
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 195
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 elevator constructors 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 50
Part Time 150
Total 200
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 elevator constructors and mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 185
Female 0
Total 195
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 elevator constructors and mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 185
Self Employed 0
Total 195
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 elevator constructors 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 0
Total 195
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 elevator constructors 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 35
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 55
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 65
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 25
Total 200
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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