Social and Community Service Workers

NOC#: 42201

Number employed in the occupation:

3865

Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 2845

(73.6%)

# of Men: 1020

(26.4%)

Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 1060

Age 30 to 54: 2090

Age 55 to 64: 600

Age 65 and older: 120

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 80

Secondary school diploma: 470

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 65

College certificate or diploma: 1470

University diploma or degree: 1780

Median Incomes of people working in the occupation (2022)

Median income for an entry-level employee: $19.72

Median income for all employees in the occupation: $27.39

Median income for an experienced employee: $41.54

Annual online job postings in 2023 for this occupation:

524 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $25.26/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

62 Health Care and Social Assistance 2,700 (69.9%)
91 Public Administration 535 (13.8%)
81 Other Services 305 (7.9%)

Employment outlook:

Good

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.