University professors and lecturers

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University professors and lecturers teach courses to undergraduate and graduate students and conduct research at universities. University professors who are heads of departments are included in this unit group.

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  • Food Sciences Department Chairman/woman - University
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  • Food Sciences Department Head - University
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  • Full Professor - University
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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for university professors and lecturers.

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 N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $103,908
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $103,594
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 university professors and lecturers.

Sex Median Income
Male $110,103
Female $112,947
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 university professors and lecturers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 70
35 to 44 years 140
45 to 54 years 265
55 to 64 years 215
65 to 74 years 105
75 years and over 0
Total 805
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 university professors and lecturers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 395
Part Time 425
Total 820
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 university professors and lecturers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 480
Female 345
Total 820
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 university professors and lecturers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 800
Self Employed 0
Total 800
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 university professors and lecturers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 770
Unemployed 35
Total 805
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 university professors and lecturers. 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 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 815
Total 820
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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