The following comments cover the career grouping of Administrative Support Clerks.
There were 218,452 workers employed in 2010. The median age of workers is 42 and the average age of retirement is 63.
Workers are employed in a variety of sectors: Public administration (22%), Health care and social assistance (15%), Finance and insurance (9%), Educational services (5%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 83% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.
Women represented 91% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
This occupation (Administrative Clerks) is part of a larger group called Administrative Support Clerks (NOC 144). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 42%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.