Job prospects Ice Specialist - Oceanography near Sudbury (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Geoscientists and oceanographers near Sudbury (ON). These trends also apply to people working as an ice specialist - oceanography.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends


We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

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ice specialist - oceanography
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Geoscientists and oceanographers (NOC 2113) in the Northeast region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The Northeast accounts for an above-average share of Ontario's workforce in this occupational group. Most are employed in the metal ore mining and related activities sectors due to the concentration of mineral resources in the region. Several companies are ramping up projects in the area, which will support job prospects for geoscientists.

Here are some key facts about Geoscientists and oceanographers in the Northeast region:

  • Approximately 390 people work in this occupation.
  • Geoscientists and oceanographers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 54%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 26%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 9%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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