Ontario’s Top Jobs

Labour Market Ottawa has reviewed the “job numbers” for the past three years for Ontario and has come up with a list of Ontario’s Top Jobs “by the numbers”.

We include the Top 10 occupations in Ontario, based on:

These jobs are summarized in the presentation Ontario’s Top Jobs, that can be accessed by clicking here.

TOP 10: NUMBER OF JOBS (IN 2014)

1)    Retail salespersons – NOC 6421

2)    Cashiers – NOC 6611

3)    Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers, and related occupations – NOC 6711

4)    Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses – NOC 3012 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

5)    Transport Truck drivers – NOC 7511 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

6)    Retail trade managers – NOC 2006 0621

7)    Sales representatives, wholesale trade (non-technical) – NOC 6411 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

8)    Administrative officers – NOC 1221 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

9)    Janitors, caretakers, and building superintendents – NOC 6733

10)  Administrative clerks – NOC 1411 (declined from 2012-2014)

TOP 10: GROWTH IN NUMBER OF JOBS (FROM 2012 TO 2014)

1)    Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses – NOC 3012 (also a Top Job based on Number of Jobs)

2)    Elementary school and kindergarten teachers – NOC 4032

3)    Retail sales supervisors – NOC 6211

4)    Administrative officers – NOC 1221 (also a Top Job based on Number of Jobs)

5)    Loan officers – NOC 6235

6)    Community and social service workers – NOC 4212

7)    Visiting homemakers, housekeepers and related occupations – NOC 4412

8)    Transport Truck drivers  – NOC 7511 (also a Top Job based on Number of Jobs)

9)    Sales representatives, wholesale trade (non-technical) – NOC 6411 (also a Top Job based on Number of Jobs)

10)  Security guards and related occupations – NOC 2006 6651

TOP 10: % OF JOB GROWTH IN NUMBER OF JOBS (FROM 2012 TO 2014)

1)    Film and video camera operators – NOC 5222

2)    Ticket agents, cargo service representatives and related clerks (except airline) – NOC 6524 – 2006 6434

3)    Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating – NOC 3125

4)    Broadcast technicians – NOC 5224

5)    Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) – NOC 3219

6)    Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics – NOC 7331

7)    Conservators and curators – NOC 5112

8)    Engineering managers – NOC 0211

9)    Supervisors, textile processing – NOC 2006 9216

10)  Desktop publishing operators and related occupations – NOC 1423