Ottawa’s Top Jobs

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

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

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

TOP 10: NUMBER OF JOBS (IN 2016)

1) Information systems analysts and consultants – NOC 2171 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

2) Retail salespersons – NOC 6421 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

3) Computer programmers and interactive media developers –  NOC 2174 (declined from 2014 to 2016)

4) Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers – NOC 4164 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

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

6) Cashiers – NOC 6611 (declined from 2014 to 2016)

7) Administrative officers – NOC 1221

8) Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses – NOC 3012 (declined from 2014 to 2016)

9) Early childhood educators and assistants – NOC 4214

10) Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations – NOC 1123

TOP 10: GROWTH IN NUMBER OF JOBS (FROM 2014 TO 2016)

1) Retail salespersons – NOC 6421  (also a Top Job based on Number of Jobs)

2) Information systems analysts and consultants – NOC 2171 (also a Top Job based on Number of Jobs)

3) Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers – NOC 4164 (also a Top Job based on Number of Jobs)

4) Administrative assistants – NOC 1241

5) Light duty cleaners – NOC 6731

6) Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration – NOC 0412

7) Food and beverage servers – NOC 6513

8) General practitioners and family physicians – NOC 3112

9) Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers – NOC 4161

10) Other financial officers – NOC 1114 

 

TOP 10: % OF JOB GROWTH IN NUMBER OF JOBS (FROM 2014 TO 2016)

1) Other business services managers – NOC 0125

2) Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration – NOC 0412 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

3) Employment counsellors – NOC 4156

4) Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers – NOC 2262

5) Delivery and courier service drivers – NOC 7514

6) Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors – NOC 3011

7) Administrative assistants – NOC 1241 (also a Top Job based on Growth in Number of Jobs)

8) Survey interviewers and statistical clerks – NOC 1454

9) Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers – NOC 1113

10) Medical radiation technologists – NOC 3215

OTHER OCCUPATIONS TO KEEP AN EYE ON (HIGH GROWTH BUT LESS THAN 500 JOBS)

1) Land survey technologists and technicians – NOC 2254

2) Agricultural and fish products inspectors – NOC 2222

3) Sheet metal workers – NOC 7233

4) Ironworkers – NOC 7236

5) Other metal products machine operators – NOC 9418

6) Air transport ramp attendants – NOC 7534

7) Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians – NOC 2233

8) Opticians – NOC 3231

9) Desktop publishing operators and related occupations – NOC 1423

10) Machining tool operators – NOC 9417