Family, marriage and other related counsellors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4153  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Family, marriage and other related counsellors assist individuals and groups of clients to identify, understand and overcome personal problems and achieve personal objectives. They are employed by counselling centres, social service agencies, group homes, government agencies, family therapy centres, and health care and rehabilitation facilities, or they may work in private practice.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Addictions Counsellor
  • Alcohol Addiction Counsellor
  • Behavioural Consultant
  • Bereavement Counsellor
  • Child And Family Counsellor
  • Child And Youth Counsellor
  • Children's Counsellor
  • Clinical Counsellor
  • Community Mental Health Counsellor
  • Counselling Program Supervisor
  • Counsellor For Persons Who Are Intellectually Impaired
  • Couples Therapist
  • Crisis Counsellor
  • Disability Consultant
  • Drug Addiction Counsellor
  • Eating Disorder Therapist
  • Family Counsellor
  • Family Planning Counsellor
  • Family Therapist
  • Family Therapist (FT)
  • Gambling Addictions Counsellor
  • Gambling Addictions Therapist
  • Genetic Counsellor
  • Grief Counsellor
  • Group Home Counsellor
  • Human Relations Officer - Family And Children's Services
  • Human Relations Officer - Family Therapy
  • Marital Counsellor
  • Marriage And Family Therapist
  • Marriage And Family Therapist (MFT)
  • Marriage Consultant
  • Marriage Counsellor
  • Marriage Therapist
  • Marriage Therapist (MT)
  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Play Therapist
  • Preretirement Counsellor
  • Psychoeducational Consultant
  • Psychoeducator
  • Registered Clinical Counsellor
  • Registered Family Therapist
  • Registered Marriage And Family Therapist
  • Registered Marriage Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Sex Therapist
  • Sexologist
  • Special Needs Counsellor
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Welfare Organization Counsellor
  • Zootherapist
  • Addictions Counsellor
  • Bereavement Counsellor
  • Child And Youth Counsellor
  • Family Counsellor
  • Marriage Counsellor
  • Registered Clinical Counsellor
  • Registered Marriage And Family Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Sex Therapist
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Behavioural Consultant
  • Disability Consultant
  • Play Therapist
  • Psychoeducational Consultant
  • Psychoeducator
  • Mental Health Specialist

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for family, marriage and other related counsellors.

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 $43,867
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $31,433
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $35,510
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 family, marriage and other related counsellors.

Sex Median Income
Male $37,712
Female $41,916
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 (2 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for family, marriage and other related counsellors.

$83,850.00
Lowest Observed
$83,850.00
Highest Observed
$83,850.00
25th Percentile
$83,850.00
Average
$83,850.00
Median
$83,850.00
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 family, marriage and other related counsellors

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 30
35 to 44 years 35
45 to 54 years 50
55 to 64 years 50
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 185
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 family, marriage and other related counsellors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 110
Part Time 85
Total 195
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 family, marriage and other related counsellors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 70
Female 120
Total 195
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 family, marriage and other related counsellors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 140
Self Employed 40
Total 180
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 family, marriage and other related counsellors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 175
Unemployed 10
Total 185
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 family, marriage and other related counsellors. 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 60
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 15
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 110
Total 195
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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