Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Human resources professionals (NOC 1121) in the Edmonton region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be weak.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Human resources professionals in the Edmonton region:
- Approximately 3,660 people work in this occupation.
- Human resources professionals mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 15%
- Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 13%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 11%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 7%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 5% compared to 15% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 78% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 17% compared to 17% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 28 - Dec 02, 2016
- RCMP and municipal policing in Fort Saskatchewan will receive an additional $440,000 in 2017 to deal with an increase in caseloads. The increase in funding will allow the department to hire additional staff.
- The City of Edmonton opened a new $12.4M fire hall in west Edmonton. Another station is scheduled to open in the northeast end in early 2017.
- The Edmonton Police Service is actively recruiting for 140 new officers in 2016 and another 80 in 2017. The service is also looking to hire existing law enforcement officers through its Experienced Officer Program, which starts in August 2017.
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