Nurses Aides, Orderlies and Patient Service Associates

NOC#: 33102

Number employed in the occupation:


Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 6135


# of Men: 1510


Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 1375

Age 30 to 54: 4230

Age 55 to 64: 1635

Age 65 and older: 405

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 275

Secondary school diploma: 1295

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 755

College certificate or diploma: 3010

University diploma or degree: 2305

Median Incomes of people working in the occupation (2022)

Median income for an entry-level employee: $17.77

Median income for all employees in the occupation: $23.00

Median income for an experienced employee: $28.72

Annual online job postings in 2023 for this occupation:

231 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $24.46/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

62 Health Care and Social Assistance 6,990 (91.5%)
81 Other Services 265 (3.5%)
56 Administrative Support, Waste Management, Remediation 140 (1.8%)

Employment outlook:


  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.