Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4163  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants conduct research, formulate policies and manage programs to stimulate industrial and commercial business investment or tourism in urban and rural areas, or to promote commercial or industrial products and services. They are employed by government departments, international organizations, marketing firms and business associations or may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aboriginal Economic Development Officer
  • Advertising Analyst
  • Agriculture And Food Sector Development Consultant
  • Agriculture And Food Sector Marketing Consultant
  • Agri-food Sector Development Consultant
  • Agri-food Sector Marketing Consultant
  • Analyst - Market Research
  • Area Development Officer - Government
  • Business Development Officer
  • Business Issues Lobbyist
  • Category Sales Analyst
  • Commerce Officer
  • Commercial Development Officer - Government
  • Commercial Research Analyst
  • Community Development Consultant
  • Community Economic Development Consultant
  • Community Economic Development Officer
  • Economic Development Consultant
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Economic Development Officer - Aboriginal Communities
  • Economic Development Officer - Government
  • Economic Forecaster
  • Economic Research Officer
  • Industrial Commissioner
  • Industrial Development Officer
  • Industrial Development Officer - Government
  • Industrial Development Representative
  • International Development And Assistance Researcher
  • International Marketing Specialist
  • Manufacturers' Association Analyst
  • Market Analyst - Non-financial
  • Market Intelligence Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Market Research Specialist
  • Market Researcher
  • Marketing Analysis Specialist
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst - Non-financial
  • Marketing Consultant - Market Research
  • Marketing Consultant - Wholesale
  • Marketing Project Officer - Market Research
  • Marketing Research Specialist
  • Marketing Researcher
  • Mining Industry Development Consultant
  • Program Delivery Officer - Business Development
  • Program Officer - International Development Agency
  • Regional Development Analyst
  • Regional Development Officer
  • Regional Economic Development Agency Officer
  • Regional Industrial Development Officer
  • Rural Development Officer
  • Sales Analyst
  • Small Business Counsellor
  • Tourism Consultant - Government
  • Tourism Development Officer
  • Tourism Development Officer - Government
  • Tourism Industry Consultant
  • Tourism Industry Specialist
  • Tourism Services Co-ordinator - Government
  • Trade Promotion Officer
  • Visitor Interpretation Services Co-ordinator - Government
  • Business Development Officer
  • Community Economic Development Consultant
  • Economic Development Officer
  • Industrial Development Officer
  • Market Researcher
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Marketing Consultant - Market Research
  • Regional Development Analyst
  • Tourism Development Officer
  • Tourism Industry Consultant
  • Economic Forecaster
  • Economic Research Officer
  • Business Development Specialist
  • Business Development Marketing Associate
  • Market Research

Requried Skills for Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants

  • A/B Testing
  • ADP Workforce Now
  • Agriculture
  • Analytics
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Attention to Detail
  • Automation
  • Automotive Industry
  • Bargaining
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Development
  • Business Strategies
  • Career Development
  • Commercialization
  • Communications
  • Computer Engineering
  • Consignment
  • Continuous Learning
  • Cooperation
  • Coordinating
  • Creativity
  • Customer Analysis
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Entry
  • Data Management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Visualization
  • Decision Making
  • Decision-Making
  • Detail Oriented
  • Digital Marketing
  • Distillation
  • Drawing
  • E-Business
  • E-Commerce
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Growth
  • Economics
  • Email Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Statements
  • Fluent French
  • Focusing
  • Forecasting
  • Furnishing
  • Google Analytics
  • Grant Writing
  • Hospitality
  • Information Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Innovation
  • Inquiry
  • Integration
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Management
  • Management Systems
  • Mapping
  • Market Intelligence
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Mathematics
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Negotiation
  • Office Suite
  • Operations
  • Organization
  • Organizational Skills
  • Planning
  • Presentations
  • Problem Solving
  • Procurement
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Purchasing
  • Raw Data
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Relationship Building
  • Relationship Management
  • Research
  • Risk Analysis
  • Sales
  • Sales Planning
  • Sales Process
  • Sales Territory
  • Service Level
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Software Development
  • STATISTICA
  • Strategic Planning
  • Surveys
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Thinking
  • Tax Assessment
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Sales
  • Technological Change
  • Time Management
  • Trend Analysis
  • Urban Planning
  • User Experience
  • Value Engineering
  • Visionary
  • Visualization
  • Waste Collection
  • Water Treatment
  • Web Analytics
  • Work Independently
  • Writing

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants.

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 $43,646
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $38,537
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $38,649
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 Gender

The following table details median income by gender for business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants.

Gender Median Income
Male $43,350
Female $47,314
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 (10 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants.

$35,100.00
Lowest Observed
$104,446.00
Highest Observed
$60,000.00
25th Percentile
$67,264.60
Average
$66,000.00
Median
$84,000.00
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 business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 45
25 to 34 years 75
35 to 44 years 55
45 to 54 years 60
55 to 64 years 40
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 280
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 business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants. 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 190
Total 300
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 Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 155
Female 145
Total 300
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 business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 260
Self Employed 20
Total 280
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 business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 270
Unemployed 10
Total 280
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 business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants. 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 55
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 50
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 185
Total 300
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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Required Skills for Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants

  • A/B Testing
  • ADP Workforce Now
  • Agriculture
  • Analytics
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Attention to Detail
  • Automation
  • Automotive Industry
  • Bargaining
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Development
  • Business Strategies
  • Career Development
  • Commercialization
  • Communications
  • Computer Engineering
  • Consignment
  • Continuous Learning
  • Cooperation
  • Coordinating
  • Creativity
  • Customer Analysis
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Entry
  • Data Management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Visualization
  • Decision Making
  • Decision-Making
  • Detail Oriented
  • Digital Marketing
  • Distillation
  • Drawing
  • E-Business
  • E-Commerce
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Growth
  • Economics
  • Email Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Statements
  • Fluent French
  • Focusing
  • Forecasting
  • Furnishing
  • Google Analytics
  • Grant Writing
  • Hospitality
  • Information Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Innovation
  • Inquiry
  • Integration
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Management
  • Management Systems
  • Mapping
  • Market Intelligence
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Mathematics
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Negotiation
  • Office Suite
  • Operations
  • Organization
  • Organizational Skills
  • Planning
  • Presentations
  • Problem Solving
  • Procurement
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Purchasing
  • Raw Data
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Relationship Building
  • Relationship Management
  • Research
  • Risk Analysis
  • Sales
  • Sales Planning
  • Sales Process
  • Sales Territory
  • Service Level
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Software Development
  • STATISTICA
  • Strategic Planning
  • Surveys
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Thinking
  • Tax Assessment
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Sales
  • Technological Change
  • Time Management
  • Trend Analysis
  • Urban Planning
  • User Experience
  • Value Engineering
  • Visionary
  • Visualization
  • Waste Collection
  • Water Treatment
  • Web Analytics
  • Work Independently
  • Writing

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