National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.1


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1 - Business, finance and administration occupations

Occupations in this category include financial and business services, administration and clerical supervision and support services. Some occupations in this category are unique to the financial and business services sectors; however, most are found in all industries. The professional occupations in this area such as accountants, investment brokers and human resources specialists are usually supplied from educational programs specific to the profession or occupation. Some administrative and business occupations are supplied from experienced workers in related clerical occupations.

13 - Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations

This major group comprises finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations usually requiring some post-secondary education, several years of work related experience and, in some cases, a licence or professional designation. It includes accounting technicians and bookkeepers; insurance adjusters and claims examiners; insurance underwriters; assessors, valuators and appraisers; and customs, ship and other brokers.

131 - Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations

This minor group includes accounting technicians, bookkeepers, insurance adjusters, claims examiners, insurance underwriters, assessors, valuators, appraisers and customs, ship and other brokers. They are employed in claims departments of insurance companies and as independent adjusters; at head and branch offices of insurance companies; by government agencies, real estate firms and other private companies; by customs, ship and other brokerage establishments; and throughout the public and private sectors; or they may be self-employed.

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