Bookkeepers maintain records of accounts and other financial transactions, by hand or by computer.
A. Loan officers evaluate and process credit/loan applications.
B. Insurance adjusters investigate insurance claims and determine the amount of loss or damages covered by policies.
C. Insurance claims examiners review insurance claims and authorize payments.
D. Insurance underwriters evaluate insurance applications to determine insurance risks, premiums, and coverage.
E. Assessors estimate the value of land, structures, and other assets for taxation, grants, and regional planning purposes.
F. Valuators analyze financial records of businesses to assess competitiveness and estimate market value.
1. Finance and insurance - 31.0%
2. Accounting tax preparation bookkeeping and payroll services - 10.0%
3. Retail trade - 7.0%
4. Construction - 6.0%
5. Farms - 5.0%
6. Transportation and warehousing - 5.0%
7. Wholesale trade - 5.0%
1. You must have a high school diploma.
2. You usually need a college diploma, a university degree or other courses related to your field in combination with extensive experience/training in your field.
3. To be an assessor, valuator, appraiser or insurance underwriter, you may need accreditation or professional recognition from a professional association.
4. To be a customs brokerage business operator, you need a licence from Canada Customs and Revenue Agency.
5. Many recent entrants have either an undergraduate university degree or a community college diploma.
4. A Second Language
The average hourly wages for Finance and Insurance Administrative Occupations is $17.80/HR, which is close to the average for occupations in the business, finance and administration sector and are close to average for all technical, professional, and skilled occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.