Other assisting occupations in support of health services

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3414  ยท  Browse All Occupations

This unit group includes workers who provide services and assistance to health care professionals and other health care staff. They are employed in hospitals, medical clinics, offices of health care professionals, nursing homes, optical retail stores and laboratories, pharmacies and medical pathology laboratories.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Activationist - Health Support Services
  • Activities Co-ordinator - Health Support Services
  • Activity Aide - Health Support Services
  • Activity Leader - Seniors
  • Activity Worker - Health Support Services
  • Acupuncture Assistant
  • Acupuncture Attendant
  • Adjuvant
  • Autopsy Assistant
  • Autopsy Attendant
  • Autopsy Technician
  • Blood Donor Clinic Assistant
  • Blood Donor Clinic Attendant
  • Blood Donor Clinic Helper
  • Blood Sampling Attendant
  • Cast Room Technician
  • Central Service Room Worker - Hospital
  • Central Supply Aide
  • Central Supply Aide - Medical
  • Central Supply Room Supervisor - Hospital
  • Central Supply Room Technician - Hospital
  • Chiropractic Aide
  • Chiropractic Assistant
  • Chiropractic Health Assistant
  • Chiropractic Office Assistant
  • Chiropractor Aide
  • Clinic Assistant - Medical
  • Clinical Laboratory Helper
  • Dispensary Assistant
  • Drugstore Dispensing Assistant
  • Drugstore Side Room Attendant
  • Emergency Room Attendant
  • Emergency-entry Attendant - Hospital
  • Fracture Room Attendant
  • Health Aide
  • Herbal Medicine Assistant
  • Instrument Sterilizer - Medical
  • Lens Grinder-polisher Setter
  • Lens Marker - Health Support Services
  • Lens Marker - Ophthalmic
  • Medical Clinic Assistant
  • Medical Instrument Sterilizer
  • Medical Material Handler
  • Morgue Attendant
  • Morgue Technician
  • Occupational Therapy Aide
  • Occupational Therapy Helper
  • Ophthalmic Goods Antireflection (AR) Coating Technician
  • Ophthalmic Goods Bench Worker
  • Ophthalmic Goods Lens Coating Technician
  • Ophthalmic Goods Lens Cutter
  • Ophthalmic Goods Lens Tinter
  • Ophthalmic Lab Technician - Retail
  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician - Retail
  • Ophthalmic Lens Bench Worker
  • Ophthalmic Lens Cutter
  • Ophthalmic Lens Edge Grinder
  • Ophthalmic Lens Grinder
  • Ophthalmic Lens Grinder And Polisher
  • Ophthalmic Lens Grinder-polisher Setter
  • Ophthalmic Lens Inspector
  • Ophthalmic Lens Marker
  • Optical And Ophthalmic Goods Lens Picker
  • Optical Goods Inspector
  • Optical Lab Mechanic - Retail
  • Optical Laboratory Assistant
  • Optical Laboratory Technician
  • Optical Laboratory Technician - Retail
  • Optical Lens Grinder And Polisher
  • Optical Lens Inspector
  • Optical Mechanic
  • Optical Technician
  • Optometric Assistant
  • Optometric Technician
  • Optometrist Assistant
  • Orthopedic Assistant
  • Orthopedic Physician Assistant
  • Orthopedic Supervisor
  • Orthopedic Technician
  • Orthopedic Technologist
  • Orthopedist Aide
  • Pharmacy Aide
  • Pharmacy Side Room Attendant
  • Pharmacy Supply Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Attendant
  • Physiotherapy Attendant
  • Physiotherapy Helper
  • Phytotherapy Assistant
  • Plaster Room Aide
  • Plaster Room Attendant
  • Polishing Pad Mounter
  • Post-mortem Attendant
  • Radiology Aide
  • Recreation Aide - Health Services
  • Recreation Therapist Aide
  • Recreation Therapy Assistant
  • Recreational Therapy Aide
  • Registered Central Service Technician - Medical
  • Registered Orthopedic Technologist
  • Rehabilitation Aide
  • Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Senior Adjuvant
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Sterile Processing Worker
  • Sterile Supply Room Attendant
  • Sterilization Attendant
  • Sterilization Processing Attendant
  • Supply, Processing And Distribution Aide - Medical
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Surgical Assistant - Non-nursing
  • Surgical Technician - Non-nursing
  • Therapist Assistant - Medical
  • Therapy Aide - Medical
  • Therapy Assistant - Medical
  • Autopsy Assistant
  • Blood Donor Clinic Assistant
  • Cast Room Technician
  • Chiropractic Assistant
  • Clinical Laboratory Helper
  • Morgue Attendant
  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician - Retail
  • Ophthalmic Lens Grinder
  • Optical Laboratory Assistant
  • Optometrist Assistant
  • Orthopedic Technologist
  • Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Therapist Assistant - Medical
  • Intake Care Coordinator
  • Care Coordinators
  • Activity Aide
  • Optical Associate

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for other assisting occupations in support of health services.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $44,895
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $33,565
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $28,570
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 other assisting occupations in support of health services.

Gender Median Income
Male $28,570
Female $0
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 (12 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for other assisting occupations in support of health services.

$20,000.00
Lowest Observed
$53,157.00
Highest Observed
$31,200.00
25th Percentile
$38,605.00
Average
$36,075.00
Median
$42,900.00
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 other assisting occupations in support of health services

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 35
25 to 34 years 20
35 to 44 years 50
45 to 54 years 90
55 to 64 years 45
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 265
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 other assisting occupations in support of health services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 130
Part Time 170
Total 285
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 other assisting occupations in support of health services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 25
Female 230
Total 265
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 other assisting occupations in support of health services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 255
Self Employed 10
Total 265
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 other assisting occupations in support of health services. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 245
Unemployed 15
Total 265
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 other assisting occupations in support of health services. 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 115
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 105
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 20
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 20
Total 285
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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