Nurses Aides, Orderlies and Patient Service Associates

NOC#: 33102

Number employed in the occupation:


Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 1300


# of Men: 195


Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 435

Age 30 to 54: 870

Age 55 to 64: 320

Age 65 and older: 60

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 55

Secondary school diploma: 255

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 95

College certificate or diploma: 1000

University diploma or degree: 90

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:

9 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $20.38/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

62 Health Care and Social Assistance 1,430 (96.0%)
81 Other Services 25 (1.7%)
56 Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation 15 (1.0%)


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.