We are pleased to provide quarterly job postings as well as occupational demand projections for the Peterborough area.

Quarterly Job Postings

Advertising jobs online is a common approach among employers looking to hire. As a result, there is a wealth of information scattered across the internet, identifying the employers’ qualifications needs and expectations. The information below presents the number of online job postings in the Peterborough area by 4-digit occupation.

To learn more about occupational codes and the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

Note: These figures represent only job postings, which may or may not have been filled.
Job posting data is sourced from Vicinity Jobs

Peterborough2019 Q4 Job PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations621
3233 - Licensed practical nurses512
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses473
6421 - Retail salespersons324
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives305
6322 - Cooks286
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers267
1414 - Receptionists228
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations209
6235 - Financial sales representatives1910
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations1711
6623 - Other sales related occupations1712
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services1513
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons1514
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)1515
4212 - Social and community service workers1316
1241 - Administrative assistants1217
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers1218
0601 - Corporate sales managers1119
0631 - Restaurant and food service managers1120
1411 - General office support workers1121
4011 - University professors and lecturers1122
6731 - Light duty cleaners1123
1221 - Administrative officers1024
6211 - Retail sales supervisors1025
6611 - Cashiers1026
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers1027
8431 - General farm workers1028
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers929
3131 - Pharmacists830
7511 - Transport truck drivers831
3124 - Allied primary health practitioners732
4411 - Home child care providers733
6513 - Food and beverage servers734
0125 - Other business services managers635
4152 - Social workers636
6311 - Food service supervisors637
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents638
7452 - Material handlers639
0114 - Other administrative services managers540
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers541
2132 - Mechanical engineers542
3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists543
3143 - Occupational therapists544
4155 - Probation and parole officers and related occupations545
7271 - Carpenters546
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics547
9232 - Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators548
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants449
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations450
1211 - Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers451
1243 - Medical administrative assistants452
1431 - Accounting and related clerks453
2133 - Electrical and electronics engineers454
3237 - Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment455
4031 - Secondary school teachers456
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants457
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers458
6331 - Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale459
7441 - Residential and commercial installers and servicers460
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers461
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities462
0013 - Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services363
0513 - Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors364
0714 - Facility operation and maintenance managers365
1223 - Human resources and recruitment officers366
2232 - Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians367
3219 - Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)368
3231 - Opticians369
3236 - Massage therapists370
3411 - Dental assistants371
4151 - Psychologists372
5122 - Editors373
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness374
6321 - Chefs375
6342 - Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners376
6562 - Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations377
6563 - Pet groomers and animal care workers378
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers379
7612 - Other trades helpers and labourers380
8432 - Nursery and greenhouse workers381
0112 - Human resources managers282
0821 - Managers in agriculture283
1112 - Financial and investment analysts284
1215 - Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations285
1242 - Legal administrative assistants286
1432 - Payroll clerks287
2171 - Information systems analysts and consultants288
2173 - Software engineers and designers289
2211 - Chemical technologists and technicians290
2233 - Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians291
3132 - Dietitians and nutritionists292
3142 - Physiotherapists293
3217 - Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c.294
4012 - Post-secondary teaching and research assistants295
4169 - Other professional occupations in social science, n.e.c.296
5222 - Film and video camera operators297
5243 - Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers298
6231 - Insurance agents and brokers299
6313 - Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors2100
6332 - Bakers2101
6621 - Service station attendants2102
6732 - Specialized cleaners2103
6741 - Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations2104
6742 - Other service support occupations, n.e.c.2105
7242 - Industrial electricians2106
7247 - Cable television service and maintenance technicians2107
7251 - Plumbers2108
7253 - Gas fitters2109
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)2110
7622 - Railway and motor transport labourers2111
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors2112
0016 - Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities1113
0113 - Purchasing managers1114
0122 - Banking, credit and other investment managers1115
0124 - Advertising, marketing and public relations managers1116
0211 - Engineering managers1117
0651 - Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.1118
0911 - Manufacturing managers1119
1113 - Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers1120
1121 - Human resources professionals1121
1225 - Purchasing agents and officers1122
1226 - Conference and event planners1123
1251 - Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations1124
1415 - Personnel clerks1125
1452 - Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks1126
1512 - Letter carriers1127
1521 - Shippers and receivers1128
1525 - Dispatchers1129
1526 - Transportation route and crew schedulers1130
2121 - Biologists and related scientists1131
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers1132
2221 - Biological technologists and technicians1133
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians1134
2241 - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians1135
2242 - Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)1136
3011 - Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors1137
3121 - Optometrists1138
3211 - Medical laboratory technologists1139
3213 - Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians1140
3215 - Medical radiation technologists1141
4111 - Judges1142
4156 - Employment counsellors1143
4162 - Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts1144
4163 - Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants1145
4312 - Firefighters1146
5131 - Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations1147
5212 - Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries1148
5223 - Graphic arts technicians1149
6221 - Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade1150
6316 - Other services supervisors1151
6341 - Hairstylists and barbers1152
7231 - Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors1153
7241 - Electricians (except industrial and power system)1154
7313 - Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics1155
7322 - Motor vehicle body repairers1156
7372 - Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying and construction1157
7381 - Printing press operators1158
7513 - Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs1159
7535 - Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers1160
8611 - Harvesting labourers1161
8616 - Logging and forestry labourers1162
9213 - Supervisors, food, beverage and associated products processing1163
9416 - Metalworking and forging machine operators1164
9446 - Industrial sewing machine operators1165
9473 - Binding and finishing machine operators1166
9527 - Machine operators and inspectors, electrical apparatus manufacturing1167
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors1168
9612 - Labourers in metal fabrication1169
9613 - Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities1170
9615 - Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing1171
9617 - Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing1172

Occupational Demand Projections

Below you will find occupational demand projections for the Peterborough area. The occupations are ranked based on the total projected demand between 2019 and 2024.

The occupations and their preceding four digit code are based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC) system. The NOC system consists of 500 unit groups which capture every occupation in the economy.

To learn more about occupational codes and the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

Data Source: Economic Modelling Specialists International (Emsi) / www.economicmodelling.com

OccupationNumber of Jobs in 2019Number of Jobs in 2024Job GrowthRank
7512 Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators7709601901
1414 Receptionists91911081892
6411 Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)110712871803
3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates120113481474
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants7298731445
1431 Accounting and related clerks7188521346
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses141115441337
6211 Retail sales supervisors114712671208
7511 Transport truck drivers121113211109
7271 Carpenters6407399910
7521 Heavy equipment operators (except crane)5336239011
6711 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations167117598812
4212 Social and community service workers7928798713
6731 Light duty cleaners7778557814
7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades3013706915
4030 Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors, n.e.c.8959616616
0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services2423046217
6421 Retail salespersons252225836118
1221 Administrative officers9379976019
3414 Other assisting occupations in support of health services2452944920
4412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations4044514721
7611 Construction trades helpers and labourers4905364622
6322 Cooks8138554223
4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers5125544224
6513 Food and beverage servers6506904025
7241 Electricians (except industrial and power system)4094494026
9418 Other metal products machine operators1491894027
1411 General office support workers8278653828
6622 Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers7768123629
3222 Dental hygienists and dental therapists1732093630
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians1762113531
7305 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators1762093332
0422 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education1812133233
7514 Delivery and courier service drivers2983293134
6733 Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents7898203135
7237 Welders and related machine operators3193493036
7322 Motor vehicle body repairers1571852837
4031 Secondary school teachers4474742738
9226 Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing851122739
2132 Mechanical engineers1812062540
3219 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)2602852541
6314 Customer and information services supervisors2312552442
3112 General practitioners and family physicians58822443
5111 Librarians1191432444
9535 Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors1081322445
3233 Licensed practical nurses3633862346
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers1291522347
2232 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians1371592248
7312 Heavy-duty equipment mechanics1932152249
0421 Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training1381602250