These statistics are for the career grouping of Paralegal and Related Occupations (NOC 421).
Workers are employed in the following industries: Professional, scientific and technical services (74%), Public administration (13%), Finance and insurance (4%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 21% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
90% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.
Women represented 87% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
This occupation (Paralegal and Related Occupations) is part of a larger group called Paralegals, Social Services Workers and Occupations in Education and Religion, n.e.c. (NOC 421). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 33%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.