C$30,079
Avg. Salary
C$15.76
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$619

Profit Sharing

C$0.00

Commission

C$1,000

The average pay for a Building Superintendent is C$15.76 per hour.

The average pay for a Building Superintendent is C$30,079 per year.

$13
10%
$16
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$26
90%
MEDIAN $16
$15k
10%
$30k
50%
$49k
90%
MEDIAN $30,079
C$14,877 - C$49,087
C$15K
C$30K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$30,079
10%
50%
90%
C$12.88 - C$26.18
C$13
C$16
C$26
MEDIAN: C$15.76
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$14,877 - C$49,087
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,685
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$7,757
Commission C$1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$15,895 - C$50,533
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 513
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$12.88 - C$26.18
Hourly Tips C$0.50
Overtime C$0.00 - C$39.69
Annual Data C$0C$50K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,685
Commission C$1,000
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$7,757
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$15,895 - C$50,533
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

Job Description for Building Superintendent

Building superintendents oversee day-to-day operations for their building, handling aspects such as maintenance, electricity, and plumbing. They are responsible for delegating responsibilities to subordinates and overseeing quality control in areas such as production and maintenance. Building superintendents must ensure reports and work schedules are processed in a timely manner. They are also responsible for ordering maintenance supplies, supervising work-order requests, and handling employee issues and complaints. These professionals typically report to the plant manager, presenting relevant data and information as needed.

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Building Superintendent Tasks

  • Keep the building in a clean and orderly condition by examining the building on a regular basis for needed repairs, maintenance, and cleanliness.
  • Supervise maintenance staff and outside contractors.
  • Supervise maintenance of landscaping and upkeep of grounds equipment.
  • Perform or arrange for general building and fixture repairs.
  • Supervise all general building maintenance.

Common Career Paths for Building Superintendent


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Pay by Experience Level for Building Superintendent

Pay by Experience for a Building Superintendent has a positive trend. An entry-level Building Superintendent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$26,000 based on 140 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Building Superintendent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$33,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Building Superintendent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 83 salaries. A Building Superintendent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$30,716

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Building Superintendent Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Building Superintendent?

Building Superintendent in Hamilton:
"I don't get paid to train for Superintendent position."
Look ahead and ask lots of questions.

Building Superintendent in Moncton:
Pros: Working by myself.
Cons: On call 24 /7 . On call weekends. Shoveling 4 exits. People always knocking on my door. Hot tub maintenance every day for 7 months. Dealing with all complaints. Very demanding and stressful. Extra hours paid in time not money.

Building Superintendent in Cambridge:
Pros: Office conditions, work flexibility.
Cons: Complaints and not being able to do anything about them because of head office.

Building Superintendent in Guelph:
Always be available keep everything nice and clean be friendly to your tenant.

Building Superintendent in Peterborough:
"Flexibility hard work."
Pros: Make the building nicer and better place for the tenants.
Cons: An call 24 hr never 8hr day job.

Building Superintendent in Toronto:
"Hard Work and Low Pay With Constant Customer Service Issues."
Pros: You are able to work from home, no long distance driving and there is flexibility in when you can do the jobs that are assigned to you. If you enjoy talking to people and making friends this job can be for you but the tenants usually do this to get perks from you so do not be so trusting.
Cons: The job is a stressful position, a lot of people complaining, long hours of work if you do not manage your time properly. Dirty environment a lot of cleaning and having to deal with repairs and trouble shooting. Your phone does not stop ringing sometimes at all hours of day or night you can get a call. You get one day off for one week and then 2 days off for the following week and you can be on call 24 hours a day even after your normal shift ends. Low annual salary if you are inexperienced, or work in a residential environment versus a condo setting. Always get in writing when a tenant wants you to enter their apartment why they want you there and what you are there to do and they are giving you permission to enter. Otherwise you can end up in court with them claiming you stole something.

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Key Stats for Building Superintendent

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Building Superintendent Salaries

▲33%

▲16%

▲9%

National Average
C$31,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Building Superintendent Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 43%