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Salary of Co-op Students

All ÉTS co-op students are paid for the work they perform.

The determination of salary and benefits is left to the discretion of the employer but is subject to the requirements of the Act Respecting Labour Standards. Co-op students are entitled to paid statutory holidays and 4% vacation pay at the end of the co-op work term. These amounts are indicative data based on the average observed during the previous year. Salary offered may be less than stated below.They are based on a 39 hour work week. The averages shown do not include the 4% vacation pay.

Average Pay of Co-op Students in 2023

S1 (1st work term)

  • Hourly rate: $22,45
  • Weekly salary: $875
  • Monthly salary: $3,790
  • Total for 4 months: $15,160

S2 (2nd work term)

  • Hourly rate: $24,45
  • Weekly salary: $955
  • Monthly salary: $4,140
  • Total for 4 months: $16,560

S3 | S4 (3rd or 4th work term)

  • Hourly rate: $26,25
  • Weekly salary: $1,025
  • Monthly salary: $4,440
  • Total for 4 months: $17,760

Research co-op work term with ÉTS professors

A minimum total remuneration of $9,000 (for a 16-week work term, 35 hours per week) is required. Please note that if the work term schedule is 40 hours per week, the overall remuneration must be increased accordingly.