Court officers and justices of the peace

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Court officers co-ordinate the administrative and procedural functions of federal, provincial and territorial courts, such as scheduling trials and overseeing the maintenance of court records. Justices of the peace administer oaths, issue subpoenas, summonses and warrants and perform other court-related duties such as conducting bail hearings. They are employed by federal, provincial and territorial courts.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Administrator Of The Court
  • Assistant Deputy Registrar - Courts
  • Assistant Registrar - Courts
  • Citizenship Judge
  • Clerk Of Probate
  • Clerk Of Proceedings - Courts
  • Clerk Of The Court
  • Clerk Of The Crown - Courts
  • Commissioner Of Affidavits
  • Commissioner Of Marriages
  • Co-ordinator Of Court Services
  • County Court Registrar
  • Court Administrator
  • Court Clerk Supervisor
  • Court Deputy Administrator
  • Court Of Appeal Registrar
  • Court Officer
  • Court Registrar
  • Court Services Manager
  • Court Supervisor
  • Courtroom Officer
  • Deed Recorder
  • Deed Registrar
  • Deputy Administrator Of The Court
  • Deputy Court Registrar
  • Deputy Land Registrar
  • Deputy Registrar - Courts
  • District Court Registrar
  • Expropriation Officer
  • Family Court Administrator
  • Family Court Registrar
  • Family Court Supervisor
  • Judicial Administrator
  • Judicial Court Administrator
  • Judicial Officer
  • Judicial Officer - Courts
  • Judicial Services Administrator
  • Justice Of The Peace
  • Land Registrar
  • Legal Services Officer - Courts
  • Prothonotary
  • Queen's Bench Registrar
  • Recorder Of Deeds
  • Recorder Of Wills
  • Registrar - Courts
  • Registrar Of Bankruptcy
  • Registrar Of Deeds
  • Registrar Of Probate
  • Registrar Of Wills
  • Registry Officer - Marriages
  • Small Claims Court Registrar
  • Small Claims Court Supervisor
  • Supreme Court Clerk
  • Supreme Court Registrar
  • Surrogate Court Registrar
  • Trial Co-ordinator - Courts
  • Commissioner Of Affidavits
  • Commissioner Of Marriages
  • Co-ordinator Of Court Services
  • Court Administrator
  • Court Clerk Supervisor
  • Court Officer
  • Court Registrar
  • Court Services Manager
  • Deputy Registrar - Courts
  • Judicial Administrator
  • Judicial Court Administrator
  • Judicial Officer
  • Justice Of The Peace
  • Registrar Of Bankruptcy
  • Supreme Court Registrar
  • Trial Co-ordinator - Courts
  • Prothonotary

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for court officers and justices of the peace.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $61,957
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $62,192
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for court officers and justices of the peace.

Sex Median Income
Male $62,813
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for court officers and justices of the peace

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 10
35 to 44 years 25
45 to 54 years 15
55 to 64 years 10
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for court officers and justices of the peace. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 15
Part Time 60
Total 75
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for court officers and justices of the peace. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 10
Female 60
Total 75
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for court officers and justices of the peace. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 65
Self Employed 0
Total 65
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for court officers and justices of the peace. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 60
Unemployed 0
Total 60
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for court officers and justices of the peace. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 35
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 40
Total 75
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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