General office support workers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1411  ·  Browse All Occupations

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General office support workers prepare correspondence, reports, statements and other material, operate office equipment, answer telephones, verify, record and process forms and documents such as contracts and requisitions and perform general clerical duties according to established procedures. They are employed in offices throughout the public and private sectors.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Address Forms Clerk
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Aircraft Records Clerk
  • Auction Clerk
  • Bill Sorter
  • Broadcast Clerk
  • Bus Terminal Clerk
  • Card Filer
  • Classification Clerk
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Clerk-stenographer
  • Correspondence Filing Clerk
  • Course Co-ordinator
  • CPIC Operator
  • Credit Card Authorization Clerk
  • Criminal Records Clerk
  • Dietetics Office Clerk - Hospital
  • Documents Clerk
  • Drawings Filing Clerk
  • File And Classification Clerk
  • File Clerk
  • Filing Clerk
  • Film Filing Clerk
  • Float Clerk
  • General Office Clerk
  • General Office Worker
  • Grain Quotations Board Marker
  • Health Information Clerk
  • Health Records Clerk
  • Hospital Records Clerk
  • Information And Records Clerk
  • Junior Office Clerk
  • Mail Order Clerk
  • Mail Order Filler
  • Map Clerk
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Meter Records Clerk
  • Municipal Office Clerk
  • Office Administration Clerk
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Clerk
  • Office Machine Operator
  • Order Transcriber
  • Personnel Scheduling Clerk
  • Plate Filing Clerk
  • Police Station Clerk
  • Program And Service Delivery Clerk - Government Services
  • Records Classification Clerk
  • Records Clerk
  • Records Filing-system Clerk
  • Records Management Clerk
  • Records Support Clerk
  • Relief Clerk
  • Road Clerk
  • Road Maintenance Clerk
  • Subscription Clerk
  • Technical Records Clerk
  • Ticket Preparer - Manufacturing
  • Typist
  • Unit Clerk
  • Utilities Clerk
  • Utility Clerk
  • Ward Clerk - Hospital
  • Warranty Clerk
  • Word Processor Clerk
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Aircraft Records Clerk
  • File And Classification Clerk
  • Filing Clerk
  • General Office Worker
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Clerk
  • Records Filing-system Clerk
  • Technical Records Clerk
  • Ward Clerk - Hospital
  • Warranty Clerk
  • Course Co-ordinator
  • Billing Clerk
  • Office Clerk
  • Administration Clerk
  • Administration Support
  • Ward Clerk
  • Administrative Support Associate
  • Warranty Administrator

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for general office support workers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $17,295
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $32,712
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $32,279
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $38,737
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $17,135
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $33,475
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $34,028
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 general office support workers.

Sex Median Income
Male $33,002
Female $28,727
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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Extracted Salary Information (74 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for general office support workers.

$20,000.00
Lowest Observed
$60,820.00
Highest Observed
$31,200.00
25th Percentile
$36,546.66
Average
$35,100.00
Median
$39,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for general office support workers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 380
25 to 34 years 330
35 to 44 years 470
45 to 54 years 715
55 to 64 years 545
65 to 74 years 110
75 years and over 20
Total 2,570
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 general office support workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 1,550
Part Time 1,195
Total 2,745
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 general office support workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 435
Female 2,310
Total 2,750
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 general office support workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 2,405
Self Employed 170
Total 2,575
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 general office support workers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 2,460
Unemployed 115
Total 2,570
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 general office support workers. 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 225
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,015
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 60
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 980
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 45
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 425
Total 2,750
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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