Social Service Planners

(NOC 4164)


The following comments cover the career grouping of Policy And Program Officers, Researchers And Consultants (NOC 416), which includes Social Service Planners.

Workers are employed in the following industries: Public administration (52%), Health care and social assistance (15%), Other services (except public administration) (15%).

According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 11% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.

Women represented 62% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.

This occupation (Social Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers) is part of a larger group called Policy and Program Officers, Researchers and Consultants (NOC 416). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 43%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.

Modified on January 26, 2022