Managers in Health, Education, Social and Community Services

Senior managers in these occupations work with middle managers to plan, organize and oversee the membership and other organizations or institutions that deliver health, education, social or community services. They make policies that direct the activities of these organizations, either alone or in conjunction with a board of directors.


  • University degree or college diploma in business administration, hospital administration, finance or other discipline related to the service provided is usually required.
  • Senior managers in finance usually require a professional accounting designation.

Future Prospects:

These occupations will have little change in employment levels in the future.

Job Prospects

Current Workforce:

Approximately 48.4% of workers in this occupational group are women. About 28.1% of employees working in these occupations live in Yellowknife, 35.9% live in the regional centres of Inuvik, Hay River and Fort Smith and 35.9% live in other communities. About 34.9% are employed in the Educational Services industry and 33.9% in the Public Administration sector.