Recreation, sports and fitness policy consultants and program officers

Recreation, sports and fitness policy consultants and program officers

NOC
4167

- Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers

Oversee and administer recreation, sports and fitness programs and activities, provide consulting services, conduct research and develop related programs and policies.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

9
 

Median Hourly Wage

$19.93
$15.99
Low
$31.78
High

Median Salary

$33,933
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

139
 

% Working Full Time

89%
 

% Working Full Year

67%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit group includes those who oversee and administer recreation, sports and fitness programs and activities, provide consulting services, conduct research and develop programs and policies related to recreation, sports and physical fitness. They are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments, recreation, sports, fitness and health care facilities, retirement homes, community centres, sports and fitness consulting firms and organizations, or they may be self-employed.

Main Duties

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:

  • Recreation, sports and fitness policy analysts conduct research and develop government policies related to recreation, sports, fitness and athletic safety and standards.
  • Sports program consultants provide expert advice and consulting services to sports associations and other organizations in the design, development and administration of sports programs and activities.
  • Fitness program consultants provide expert advice and consulting services to community groups, corporations, schools and other organizations in the design and development of fitness programs and activities. They may write proposals and public relations statements for corporations, industry and the fitness community.
  • Recreation program consultants provide expert advice and consulting services to communities, corporations, institutions and other organizations in the design, development and promotion of recreation programs and activities.
  • Recreation, sports and fitness program supervisors develop, plan and co-ordinate sports, fitness and recreation programs, and special sporting events.

Also Known As

  • fitness policy analyst
  • recreation consultant
  • recreologist
  • sports analyst
  • sports and recreation consultant
  • sports consultant
  • sports policy analyst
  • sports program supervisor
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • A university degree in recreation administration, sports administration, physical education, kinesiology or related discipline combined with some work experience in a related field or A college diploma in a recreation, sports or fitness program combined with some experience in a related field is required.
  • Recreation, sports and fitness program supervisors require experience as program leaders or instructors in recreation, sports and fitness. Certification in program specialization, such as fitness or lifesaving, may also be required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

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71.4%
Female
28.6%
Male
Employment by age

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6.9%
15-24
31.0%
25-34
37.9%
35-44
10.3%
45-54
13.8%
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
37.0%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
14.8%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
48.2%
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.

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32.3%
Public administration
22.6%
Health care and social assistance
12.9%
Educational services
32.3%
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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7.10%
Northeast
21.40%
Southeast
10.70%
Southwest
53.60%
Central
7.10%
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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N/A
Northeast
$41,599
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
$38,488
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
No Data Available
No Data Available

Central

$19.93
$15.99
Low
$31.78
High
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

$33,933

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$40,199

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

New Brunswick

$33,933

Newfoundland

$46,787

Prince Edward Island

$34,721

Nova Scotia

$42,422

Canada

$42,477
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

9
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

6
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

31
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

3
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

25