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)||2017-12-15|
The employment outlook will be fair for Human resources professionals (NOC 1121) in the Edmonton region for the 2017-2019 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Human resources professionals in the Edmonton region:
- Approximately 4,260 people work in this occupation.
- Human resources professionals mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 16%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 14%
- Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 12%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 7%
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 04 - Dec 08, 2017
- The City of St. Albert is adding fifteen new staff in 2018. The positions equate to 12.94 fulltime-equivalent positions, with some staff being part-time, and comprise $801,700 of the budget.
- 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.
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