Allied primary health practitioners

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3124  ยท  Browse All Occupations

This unit group includes nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives who provide primary health care and treatment in conjunction with physicians and in collaboration with other health professionals. Nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide a range of health services to patients delivering preventive and continuous care toward the management of patients’ health. Midwives provide full-course care to women and their babies during the pre- and post-natal period. Nurse practitioners are employed in community health centres, hospitals, clinics and rehabilitation centres. Physician assistants usually work in private practice, including group or team practices, hospitals and clinics. Midwives are employed in hospitals, clinics, birthing centres or in private practice.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Anesthesia Assistant
  • Extended Class Registered Nurse - Nurse Practitioner
  • Licensed Midwife
  • Midwife
  • Nurse Practioner - Adult Care
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Practitioner - Anesthesia
  • Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology
  • Nurse Practitioner - Extended Class
  • Nurse Practitioner - Pediatrics
  • Nurse Practitioner - Primary Health Care
  • Nurse-midwife
  • Physician Assistant
  • Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Midwife (RM)
  • Registered Nurse - Extended Class (RN-EC)
  • RM (registered Midwife)
  • Anesthesia Assistant
  • Midwife
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Practitioner - Extended Class
  • Physician Assistant

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for allied primary health practitioners.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $94,032
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $93,629
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 allied primary health practitioners.

Gender Median Income
Male $93,629
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 (5 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for allied primary health practitioners.

$35,100.00
Lowest Observed
$140,000.00
Highest Observed
$62,830.00
25th Percentile
$85,626.00
Average
$78,000.00
Median
$112,200.00
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 allied primary health practitioners

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 125
35 to 44 years 85
45 to 54 years 105
55 to 64 years 65
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 390
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 allied primary health practitioners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 150
Part Time 225
Total 375
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 allied primary health practitioners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 25
Female 365
Total 390
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 allied primary health practitioners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 340
Self Employed 50
Total 390
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 allied primary health practitioners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 390
Unemployed 10
Total 390
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 allied primary health practitioners. 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 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 20
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 340
Total 375
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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