Legislators

Legislators

NOC
0011

Participate in the activities of a federal, provincial, territorial or local government legislative body or executive council, band council or school board as elected or appointed individuals.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

34
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$34,261
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

161
 

% Working Full Time

76%
 

% Working Full Year

76%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Legislators participate in the activities of a federal, provincial, territorial or local government legislative body or executive council, band council or school board as elected or appointed members.

Main Duties

Legislators perform some or all of the following duties:
• Enact, amend or repeal laws and regulations
• Participate in developing or amending government policies, programs or procedures
• Represent their government at local, national and international meetings and conferences
• Respond to matters of concern to constituents or the general public
• May serve as minister responsible for a government department or agency and direct senior government managers and officials in the implementation of government policy and the management of that department or agency.

Also Known As

  • cabinet minister
  • city councillor
  • First Nations band chief
  • governor general
  • lieutenant-governor
  • mayor
  • Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA)
  • Member of Parliament (MP)
  • Member of the National Assembly (MNA)
  • Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP)
  • premier
  • prime minister
  • school board trustee
  • senator
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Election to a legislative body, or appointment to positions such as senator, lieutenant-governor or governor general, is required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

25.6%
Female
74.4%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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4.7%
15-24
7.0%
25-34
14.0%
35-44
20.9%
45-54
30.2%
55-64
23.3%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

4.8%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
23.8%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
9.5%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
21.4%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
40.5%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

100.0%
Public administration
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

32.60%
Northeast
27.90%
Southeast
7.00%
Southwest
14.00%
Central
18.60%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$44,920
Northeast
$56,594
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
$42,581
Central
$13,973
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$34,261

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$58,266

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$34,261

Newfoundland

$80,227

Prince Edward Island

$57,486

Nova Scotia

$45,117

Canada

$39,203
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

34
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

34
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

110
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

109