College and other vocational instructors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4021  ยท  Browse All Occupations

This unit group includes instructors who teach applied arts, academic, technical and vocational subjects to students at community colleges, CEGEPs, agricultural colleges, technical and vocational institutes, language schools and other college level schools. This unit group also includes trainers who are employed by private training establishments, companies, community agencies and governments to deliver internal training or development courses. College teachers who are heads of departments are included in this group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Academic Subjects Teacher - College Level
  • Accounting Teacher - College Level
  • Administration Teacher
  • Advertising Art Teacher
  • Agricultural College Teacher
  • Agricultural School Teacher
  • Airline Customer-service Instructor
  • Apparel Design Teacher
  • Appliance Servicing Teacher - Vocational Institute
  • Applied Arts Teacher - College Level
  • Architectural Technology Instructor
  • Automotive Repair Instructor - Community College
  • Bible College Teacher
  • Bible School Teacher
  • Bookkeeping Teacher
  • Business Administration Teacher
  • Business Administration Teacher - College Level
  • Business College Instructor
  • Business College Teacher
  • Business Law Teacher
  • Business Subjects Teacher - Vocational Institute
  • CEGEP (general And Vocational College) Teacher
  • CEGEP Teacher
  • Chemical Technology Teacher
  • Chemistry Teacher - Agricultural School
  • Child-care Service Teacher
  • Child-care Service Teacher - College Level
  • Clothing Design Teacher
  • College Instructor
  • College Lecturer
  • College Of Applied Arts And Technology Instructor
  • College Of Applied Arts And Technology Teacher
  • College Teacher
  • Commercial Art Instructor
  • Commercial Art Teacher
  • Commercial Subjects Teacher - Vocational Institute
  • Commercial Vehicle Driver Instructor
  • Commercial Vehicle Driving Instructor
  • Communications Teacher - College Level
  • Community College Instructor
  • Community College Teacher
  • Community Planning Teacher - College Level
  • Community-based Trainer
  • Company Trainer
  • Computer Programming Instructor - College Level
  • Computer Science Teacher - College Level
  • Computer Trainer
  • Computer Training Instructor
  • Computer Training Representative
  • Computer-assisted Drafting (CAD) Instructor
  • Computer-based Trainer
  • Correspondence School Instructor
  • Correspondence School Tutor
  • Correspondence Teacher - College Level
  • Court Reporting Instructor
  • Data-processing Teacher - College Level
  • Denominational Institute Teacher
  • Dental Assistant Program Teacher - Community College
  • Dental Hygienist Program Teacher
  • Department Chairman/woman - College
  • Department Chairman/woman - Community College
  • Department Chairperson - College
  • Department Chairperson - Community College
  • Department Head - CEGEP
  • Department Head - College
  • Department Head - Community College
  • Department Head - Institute Of Technology
  • Department Head - Private Training Institute
  • Department Head - Technical Institute
  • Department Head - Vocational Institute
  • Direct Sales Instructor
  • Drafting Instructor
  • Drafting Instructor - College Level
  • Drafting Teacher
  • Drafting Teacher - College Level
  • Early Childhood Education Instructor - College Level
  • Early Childhood Education Teacher - College Level
  • Economics Teacher - College Level
  • Electrolysis Instructor - Vocational Institute
  • Electromechanical Technology Teacher - College Level
  • Electronic Technology Teacher - College Level
  • Elocution Teacher - Non-medical
  • Embalming Teacher
  • English As A Second Language Teacher (ESL) - College Level
  • English As A Second Language Teacher (except Elementary, High School Or University)
  • English Teacher - Business College
  • English Teacher - College Level
  • ESL (English As A Second Language) Teacher - College Level
  • Fashion Design Teacher - CEGEP
  • Fashion Teacher - College Level
  • Fine Arts Teacher - College Level
  • Firefighters Instructor
  • Firefighting Instructor
  • Flight Attendants Instructor
  • French As A Second Language Teacher (except Elementary, High School Or University)
  • Gliding Instructor
  • Graphic Arts Teacher
  • Graphic Design Instructor
  • Ground School Instructor
  • Hairdressing Instructor - Vocational Institute
  • Hairdressing Teacher - Community College
  • Health And Safety Instructor
  • Health Technology Teacher
  • Heavy Equipment Operators Instructor - Community College
  • History Teacher - CEGEP
  • Horticulture And Landscaping Instructor - School Of Horticulture
  • Hotel Management Teacher - College
  • Industrial Instrumentation Teacher
  • Industrial Safety Instructor
  • Industry-based Instructor
  • Industry-based Trainer
  • Institute Of Technology Teacher
  • Instructor - Business College
  • Instructor - Commercial College
  • Instructor - Company
  • Instructor - Industry
  • Instructor - Language School
  • Instructor - Private Training Institute
  • Instructor - Technical School
  • Instructor - Technology Institute
  • Instructor - Vocational School
  • Interior Design Teacher
  • Journalism Teacher - College Level
  • Landscaping Instructor
  • Language Instructor - Language School
  • Language Laboratory Teacher - College Level
  • Language School Instructor
  • Law Enforcement Teacher
  • Law Teacher - Police College
  • Lecturer - College
  • Legal Assistant Program Teacher
  • Legal Secretarial Program Teacher - Community College
  • Management Seminar Leader
  • Marketing Teacher - College Level
  • Mathematics Teacher - College Level
  • Mechanical Technology Teacher - College Level
  • Medical Records Management Program Teacher
  • Medical Technology Teacher
  • Mineral Technology Teacher - College Of Applied Arts And Technology
  • Mining Rescue Instructor
  • Modern Languages Teacher - College Level
  • Modern Languages Tutor - Language School
  • Music Teacher - Conservatory Of Music
  • Nursing Educator (except College)
  • Nursing Instructor - College
  • Police College Teacher
  • Police Instructor
  • Printing Technology Teacher - CEGEP
  • Professional Training Instructor
  • Public-speaking Instructor
  • Public-speaking Teacher
  • Pursers Instructor
  • Recreational Leadership Teacher
  • Remedial Teacher - College Level
  • Retail Management Teacher
  • Second-language Instructor - Language School
  • Social Services Teacher - College Level
  • Staff Training Officer - Industry
  • Teacher - Business College
  • Teacher - Commercial College
  • Teacher - Institute Of Technology
  • Teacher - Seminary
  • Technical Subjects Instructor - Vocational Institute
  • Technological Institute Instructor
  • Technological Institute Teacher
  • Technological Subjects Instructor - Vocational Institute
  • Technology Teacher - College Level
  • Tool And Die Making Teacher - Community College
  • Tourism Trainer
  • Trade Instructor - Community College
  • Trainee Instructor
  • Training Consultant - Industry
  • Training Instructor - College Level
  • Training Officer - Company
  • Truck Driver Trainer - Community College
  • Vocational Institute Teacher
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Welding Teacher - Technical Institute
  • Workplace Trainer
  • CEGEP Teacher
  • College Teacher
  • Commercial Art Instructor
  • Community College Teacher
  • Company Trainer
  • Computer Training Instructor
  • Department Chairperson - College
  • Department Head - CEGEP
  • Firefighting Instructor
  • Instructor - Technology Institute
  • Language School Instructor
  • Lecturer - College
  • Legal Assistant Program Teacher
  • Teacher - Institute Of Technology
  • Training Officer - Company
  • Vocational Institute Teacher
  • Part-Time English Instructor
  • College Accounting Instructor
  • Supply Chain Management - Part-time Instructors

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for college and other vocational instructors.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $28,448
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $54,510
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $49,462
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $43,932
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $65,576
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $60,175
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for college and other vocational instructors.

Gender Median Income
Male $60,175
Female $75,158
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (3 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for college and other vocational instructors.

$39,000.00
Lowest Observed
$62,400.00
Highest Observed
$39,000.00
25th Percentile
$50,050.00
Average
$48,750.00
Median
$62,400.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for college and other vocational instructors

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 30
25 to 34 years 215
35 to 44 years 345
45 to 54 years 460
55 to 64 years 385
65 to 74 years 85
75 years and over 15
Total 1,545
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for college and other vocational instructors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 755
Part Time 810
Total 1,585
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for college and other vocational instructors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 695
Female 865
Total 1,550
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for college and other vocational instructors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,405
Self Employed 140
Total 1,545
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for college and other vocational instructors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,465
Unemployed 85
Total 1,545
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for college and other vocational instructors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 25
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 120
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 115
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 325
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 75
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 925
Total 1,585
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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