Peterborough

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

Peterborough2021 Q2 Job PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations1361
3233 - Licensed practical nurses902
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses663
6421 - Retail salespersons604
6322 - Cooks495
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives496
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers487
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers438
1241 - Administrative assistants359
7452 - Material handlers3410
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations3111
6731 - Light duty cleaners3112
7511 - Transport truck drivers3113
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities2614
1221 - Administrative officers2515
1411 - General office support workers2416
6611 - Cashiers2217
1414 - Receptionists2118
6513 - Food and beverage servers2019
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services1920
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)1921
6623 - Other sales related occupations1522
7271 - Carpenters1423
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations1324
0125 - Other business services managers1225
0601 - Corporate sales managers1226
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness1227
0114 - Other administrative services managers1128
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers1129
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers1130
3212 - Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants1031
6211 - Retail sales supervisors1032
6235 - Financial sales representatives1033
6311 - Food service supervisors1034
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers1035
8431 - General farm workers1036
9232 - Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators1037
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers938
7237 - Welders and related machine operators939
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers940
1431 - Accounting and related clerks841
1521 - Shippers and receivers842
6563 - Pet groomers and animal care workers843
8252 - Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers844
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations745
3236 - Massage therapists746
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks747
0112 - Human resources managers648
0631 - Restaurant and food service managers649
2225 - Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists650

Occupational Demand Projections

Below you will find occupational demand projections for the Peterborough area. The occupations are ranked based on the total projected growth between 2021 and 2026, and for each year, the numbers represent the projected number of people working in each occupation.

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 NOC system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

Data Source: Economic Modelling Specialists International (Emsi)

OccupationNumber of Jobs in 2021Number of Jobs in 2026Job GrowthRank
1431 - Accounting and related clerks86610551891
9422 - Plastics processing machine operators4846271432
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates116013031433
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers4475831364
2242 - Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)4936141215
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)119713111146
3112 - General practitioners and family physicians4265341087
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness4465501048
1521 - Shippers and receivers4775801039
3011 - Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors31041010010
2132 - Mechanical engineers3444308611
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives7498348512
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors1332168313
4212 - Social and community service workers6917728114
6211 - Retail sales supervisors114012197915
7511 - Transport truck drivers122012977716
7244 - Electrical power line and cable workers2913657417
2131 - Civil engineers2683407218
6513 - Food and beverage servers6447136919
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers5456045920
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses116312215821
2133 - Electrical and electronics engineers2272855822
3131 - Pharmacists2292845523
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators5996515224
6731 - Light duty cleaners102110745325
6511 - Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses2092595026
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers4274764927
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services2332814828
1414 - Receptionists8278724529
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons2883324430
3411 - Dental assistants1992383931
4153 - Family, marriage and other related counsellors2442833932
3111 - Specialist physicians1992353633
5241 - Graphic designers and illustrators2212533234
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations4364693335
6315 - Cleaning supervisors2242553136
7312 - Heavy-duty equipment mechanics2262563037
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors2302603038
1312 - Insurance adjusters and claims examiners1101392939
0013 - Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services1471762940
7302 - Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews2122402841
0632 - Accommodation service managers4174452842
1243 - Medical administrative assistants2913182743
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations2742992544
4030 - Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors, n.e.c.9549802645
2172 - Database analysts and data administrators1071332646
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians1271522547
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)4885132548
0712 - Home building and renovation managers4514762549
3236 - Massage therapists1441682450

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