National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0


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1 - Business, finance and administration occupations

This broad category comprises specialized middle management occupations in administrative services, financial and business services and communication (except broadcasting), as well as professional occupations in finance and business; administrative and financial supervisors and specialized administrative occupations; administrative occupations and transportation logistics occupations; and administrative and financial support and supply chain logistics occupations.

13 - Administrative occupations and transportation logistics occupations

This major group comprises administrative occupations, transportation and production logistics coordinators and customs brokers, and related broker occupations. These occupations come with Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER) identified as TEER 3. Occupations classified in TEER 3, as those included in this group with a 3 as the second digit of their code, typically require completion of a post-secondary education program of less than two years at community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP; or completion of an apprenticeship training program of less than two years; or more than six months of on-the-job training, training courses or specific work experience with some secondary school education; or the accumulation of several years of experience in a related occupation found in TEER 4, when applicable (TEER 4 includes occupations with a 4 as a second digit in their code).

131 - Administrative occupations

This sub-major group comprises administrative occupations, including administrative, property and payroll officers, as well as office administrative assistants (general, legal and medical).

1310 - Administrative, property and payroll officers

This minor group comprises administrative, property and payroll officers, including administrative officers, property administrators and payroll administrators. They are employed by governments, government agencies, corporations and associations; property, real estate and strata services management companies and property development companies.

1311 - Office administrative assistants - general, legal and medical

This minor group comprises office administrative assistants such as general administrative assistants, legal administrative assistants and medical administrative assistants. They are employed in law offices, legal departments of large firms, real estate companies, land title offices, and municipal, provincial and federal courts; doctor's offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings; and throughout the public and private sectors.

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