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Rates of Pay for the Public Service of Canada

1. Rates of Pay for Certain Excluded and Unrepresented Employees

The rates of pay for excluded and unrepresented employees in those parts of the Public Service listed in Schedule I of the Financial Administration Act (FAA) and other portions of the federal public administration named in Schedule IV to the FAA are established by the Treasury Board pursuant to section 11 of the FAA. 

2. Student Rates of Pay

The rates of pay for students are updated as required.

3. Rates of Pay for Employees who are part of a Bargaining Unit

The Government of Canada negotiates rates of pay for employees in the core public administration as part of the terms and conditions of employment. The Treasury Board, as the employer, negotiates 27 collective agreements with 15 different bargaining agents.


AI Air Traffic Control

AO Aircraft Operations

AV Audit, Commerce and Purchasing

CS Computer Systems

CX Correctional Services

EB Education and Library Services

EC Economics and Social Science Services

EL Electronics

FB Border Services

FI Financial Management

FS Foreign Service

LA Law

NR Architecture, Engineering and Land Survey

PA Program and Administrative Services

PR(NS) Non-Supervisory Printing Services

RE Research

RO Radio Operations

SH Health Services

SO Ships' Officers

SP Applied Science and Patent Examination

(SR-C) Ship Repair Chargehands and Production Supervisors - East

(SR-E) Ship Repair (East)

(SR-W) Ship Repair (West)

SV Operational Services

TC Technical Services

TR Translation

UT University Teaching