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Human resources professionals  (NOC 1121)
Edmonton Region
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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

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Table on the employment potential for Human resources professionals in Edmonton Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Edmonton Region Fair   (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
Please consult the Alberta and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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