Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4165  ·  Browse All Occupations

Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers conduct research, produce reports and administer health care policies and programs. They are employed by government departments and agencies, consulting establishments, universities, research institutes, hospitals, community agencies, educational institutions, professional associations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Child Health Care Programs Planning Officer
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Clinical Research Program Manager
  • Clinical Trials Co-ordinator
  • Coroner
  • Decision Support Analyst - Health
  • Decision Support Specialist - Health
  • Dental Health Consultant
  • Drug And Alcohol Abuse Consultant
  • Health And Social Services Institution Accreditation Officer
  • Health And Social Services Liaison Officer
  • Health Care Association Program Officer
  • Health Care Consultant
  • Health Care Planner
  • Health Care Planning Consultant
  • Health Care Planning Officer
  • Health Care Program Administration Officer
  • Health Care Researcher
  • Health Educator
  • Health Policy Development Officer
  • Health Policy Research Analyst
  • Health Program Information Analyst
  • Health Promotion Program Officer
  • Health Research Officer
  • Health Services Consultant
  • Health Services Program Consultant
  • Health Services Research Officer
  • Health Services Researcher
  • Home-care Programs Consultant
  • Labour Force Planning Consultant - Health Sector
  • Long-term Care Program Consultant
  • Medical Adjudicator - Canada Pension Plan
  • Mental Health Programs Consultant
  • Nursing Home Guidelines Development Officer
  • Nursing Home Policy Development Officer
  • Planning Co-ordinator - District Health Council Program
  • Policy Development Officer - Nursing Homes
  • Wellness Consultant
  • Wellness Co-ordinator
  • Wellness Program Co-ordinator
  • Child Health Care Programs Planning Officer
  • Drug And Alcohol Abuse Consultant
  • Health Care Consultant
  • Health Care Planner
  • Health Policy Research Analyst
  • Health Promotion Program Officer
  • Health Services Researcher
  • Mental Health Programs Consultant
  • Policy Development Officer - Nursing Homes
  • Decision Support Analyst

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for health policy researchers, consultants and program officers.

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 $57,134
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $61,474
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 health policy researchers, consultants and program officers.

Sex Median Income
Male $61,628
Female $66,375
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 health policy researchers, consultants and program officers.

$35,100.00
Lowest Observed
$35,100.00
Highest Observed
$35,100.00
25th Percentile
$35,100.00
Average
$35,100.00
Median
$35,100.00
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 health policy researchers, consultants and program officers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 45
35 to 44 years 35
45 to 54 years 45
55 to 64 years 10
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 155
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 Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for health policy researchers, consultants and program officers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 10
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 20
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 0
Health care and social assistance 100
Arts, entertainment and recreation 0
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 20
Public administration 10
Not Applicable 0
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 health policy researchers, consultants and program officers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 80
Part Time 80
Total 160
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 health policy researchers, consultants and program officers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 40
Female 120
Total 160
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 health policy researchers, consultants and program officers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 150
Self Employed 0
Total 150
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 health policy researchers, consultants and program officers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 145
Unemployed 15
Total 155
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 health policy researchers, consultants and program officers. 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 10
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 150
Total 160
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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