Physicians and Surgeons

(NOC 3111)


These statistics cover the career grouping of Physicians, Dentists and Veterinarians (NOC 311), which includes Physicians and Surgeons.

Workers are employed in the following industries: Health care and social assistance (99%).

According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 69% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.

Women represented 40% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.

This occupation (Specialist Physicians) is part of a larger group called Physicians, Dentists and Veterinarians (NOC 311). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 45%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.

Modified on April 07, 2022