Senior government managers and officials

Senior government managers and officials

NOC
0012

Manage and evaluate the major activities of municipal or regional governments or provincial and federal departments.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

54
 

Median Hourly Wage

$43.59
$15.00
Low
$84.62
High

Median Salary

$87,617
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

345
 

% Working Full Time

99%
 

% Working Full Year

84%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Senior government managers and officials plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the major activities of municipal or regional governments or of provincial, territorial or federal departments, boards, agencies or commissions. They establish the direction to be taken by these organizations in accordance with legislation and policies made by elected representatives or legislative bodies.

Main Duties

Senior government managers and officials perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Establish objectives for the organization in accordance with government legislation and policy, formulate or approve and evaluate programs and procedures alone or in conjunction with senior government committees
  • Advise elected representatives on policy questions and refer major policy matters to these representatives for final decision
  • Recommend, review, evaluate and approve documents, briefs and reports submitted by middle managers and senior staff members
  • Co-ordinate department activities with other senior government managers and officials
  • Make presentations to legislative and other government committees regarding policies, programs or budgets
  • Allocate human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and programs
  • Establish financial and administrative controls.

Also Known As

  • assistant deputy minister
  • chief administrative officer - regional municipality
  • chief statistician - government services
  • city administrator
  • deputy minister
  • director general - government services
  • executive director - government services
  • high commissioner
  • Human Rights Commission chairperson
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • A university degree or college diploma is usually required.
  • A graduate degree in a related field may be required.
  • Several years of managerial experience in the public or private sector are 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

36.6%
Female
63.4%
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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0.0%
15-24
8.1%
25-34
20.9%
35-44
44.2%
45-54
22.1%
55-64
4.7%
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.

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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
5.9%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
17.7%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
76.5%
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

95.3%
Public administration
4.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
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.

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13.80%
Northeast
25.30%
Southeast
14.90%
Southwest
41.40%
Central
4.60%
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.

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$82,143
Northeast
$86,359
Southeast
$99,778
Southwest
$105,762
Central
$45,502
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

$87,617

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$90,942

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

New Brunswick

$87,617

Newfoundland

$62,123

Prince Edward Island

$82,237

Nova Scotia

$95,175

Canada

$103,666
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

54
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

54
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

179
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

182