Government managers - health and social policy

Government managers - health and social policy

NOC
0411

- Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration

Manage and evaluate the development and administration of health care policies, social policies and related programs.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

14
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$92,563
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

96
 

% Working Full Time

96%
 

% Working Full Year

88%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Government managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development and administration of health care policies, social policies and related programs designed to protect and promote the health and social welfare of individuals and communities. They are employed by all levels of government.

Main Duties

Government managers in health and social policy development and program administration perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Participate in the development of health or social policies by providing advice to senior government managers
  • Organize departmental unit and establish procedures to meet departmental objectives set by senior management
  • Direct and advise health or social policy researchers, consultants or program officers who conduct research, prepare documents or administer programs for individuals and communities in areas such as health and social services, employment and immigration, labour or housing
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for research and administration, support services and equipment and supplies
  • Organize and direct committees and working groups to plan, manage or evaluate health and social services projects and programs
  • Interview, hire and provide training for staff.

Also Known As

  • city medical officer of health - government services
  • health information and promotion director - government services
  • health program operations manager - government services
  • housing policy and development director - government services
  • immigration and settlement director - government services
  • social services director - government services
  • social services planning manager - government services
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Government managers in health policy development and program administration

A bachelor's degree or college diploma in health science, hospital administration or public administration or a bachelor's degree in social science is required.

  • A graduate degree in a health, social science or an administrative discipline may be required.
  • Several years of experience as a health or social policy researcher, consultant or program officer are usually required.
  • For some government managers in health policy development and program administration, certification in the relevant health profession is required. For example, city medical officers of health must be physicians.

Government managers in social policy development and program administration

  • A bachelor's degree or a college diploma in a social science discipline, such as sociology or economics, or an administrative discipline, such as public administration, is required.
  • A graduate degree in a social science or an administrative discipline may be required.
  • Several years of experience as a social policy researcher, consultant or program officer are usually 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

60.6%
Female
39.4%
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
8.3%
25-34
25.0%
35-44
41.7%
45-54
25.0%
55-64
0.0%
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
0.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
9.1%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
90.9%
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.

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8.00%
Northeast
24.00%
Southeast
16.00%
Southwest
44.00%
Central
8.00%
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

N/A
Northeast
N/A
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
$86,525
Central
N/A
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

$92,563

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$92,232

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

New Brunswick

$92,563

Newfoundland

$88,538

Prince Edward Island

$90,325

Nova Scotia

$94,282

Canada

$102,708
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

14
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

14
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

47
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

47