Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3219  ยท  Browse All Occupations

This unit group includes medical technologists and technicians not elsewhere classified, such as dietary technicians, pharmacy technicians, ocularists, prosthetists, orthotists, prosthetic technicians and orthotic technicians. Dietary technicians are employed in health care and commercial food service establishments such as hospitals, extended care facilities, nursing homes, schools, cafeterias and fast food outlets. Pharmacy technicians are employed in retail and hospital pharmacies, long-term care facilities and by pharmaceutical manufacturers. Ocularists are employed in custom ocular prosthetic laboratories, or they may be self-employed. Prosthetists, orthotists and prosthetic and orthotic technicians are employed in hospitals, clinics, prosthetics and orthotics laboratories, and prosthetic device manufacturing companies. Prosthetists and orthotists may also be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aeromedical Instructor
  • Aeromedical Technician
  • Aeromedicine Technician
  • Apprentice Ocularist
  • Artificial Eye Maker
  • Artificial Limb Assembler
  • Artificial Limb Finisher
  • Artificial Limb Maker
  • Aviation Medicine Technician
  • Brace Maker
  • C Ped (certified Pedorthist)
  • Certified Orthotist (CO)
  • Certified Pedorthist (C Ped)
  • Certified Prosthetist
  • Certified Prosthetist-orthotist (CPO)
  • CO (certified Orthotist)
  • CPO (certified Prosthetist And Orthotist)
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dialysis Technologist
  • Dietary Technician
  • Dietary Technologist
  • Food And Nutrition Technician - Dietetics
  • Hemodialysis Technician
  • Hemodialysis Technologist
  • Kidney Dialysis Technician
  • Kidney Dialysis Technologist
  • Ocular Prosthetist
  • Ocularist
  • Ocularist Apprentice
  • Ocularist Technician
  • Orthopedic Appliance Assembler
  • Orthopedic Mechanic
  • Orthotic Corset Maker
  • Orthotic Technician
  • Orthotist
  • Orthotist-prosthetist
  • Pedorthist
  • Pharmacy Technical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Prosthetic Aide
  • Prosthetic Assistant
  • Prosthetic Technician
  • Prosthetic-orthotic Technician
  • Prosthetist
  • Prosthetist Assistant
  • Prosthetist-orthotist
  • R.T.O. (registered Orthotic Technician)
  • R.T.P. (registered Prosthetic Technician)
  • R.T.P.O. (registered Prosthetic And Orthotic Technician)
  • Registered Orthotic Technician (R.T.O.)
  • Registered Prosthetic And Orthotic Technician (R.T.P.O.)
  • Registered Prosthetic Technician (R.T.P.)
  • Surgical Appliance Fitter
  • Surgical Fitter
  • Dietary Technician
  • Food And Nutrition Technician - Dietetics
  • Ocularist
  • Ocularist Technician
  • Orthotic Technician
  • Orthotist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Prosthetic Technician
  • Prosthetist
  • Pharmacy Assistant

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health).

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $30,874
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $36,981
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $30,837
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $34,460
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 other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health).

Gender Median Income
Male $34,460
Female $32,205
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 (66 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health).

$0.00
Lowest Observed
$70,000.00
Highest Observed
$35,100.00
25th Percentile
$42,675.20
Average
$39,000.00
Median
$55,000.00
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 other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 115
25 to 34 years 235
35 to 44 years 230
45 to 54 years 215
55 to 64 years 80
65 to 74 years 15
75 years and over 0
Total 885
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 other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health). Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 400
Part Time 505
Total 900
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 other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health). Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 110
Female 790
Total 900
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 other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health). Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 875
Self Employed 10
Total 885
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 other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health). Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 825
Unemployed 60
Total 885
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 other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health). 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 210
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 420
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 15
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 230
Total 900
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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