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

Peterborough2020 Q3 Job PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations691
6421 - Retail salespersons562
6322 - Cooks483
3233 - Licensed practical nurses384
6731 - Light duty cleaners335
1411 - General office support workers286
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers267
1241 - Administrative assistants268
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers269
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations2510
7511 - Transport truck drivers2511
1414 - Receptionists2412
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations2413
7452 - Material handlers2414
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers2315
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services2216
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers2117
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives2118
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)1919
6623 - Other sales related occupations1920
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities1921
6311 - Food service supervisors1622
7271 - Carpenters1623
3411 - Dental assistants1524
1221 - Administrative officers1425
6211 - Retail sales supervisors1426
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses1127
6611 - Cashiers1028
4411 - Home child care providers929
6513 - Food and beverage servers930
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers831
6231 - Insurance agents and brokers832
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers833
9232 - Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators834
1225 - Purchasing agents and officers735
1431 - Accounting and related clerks736
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents737
8431 - General farm workers738
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations639
1512 - Letter carriers640
3212 - Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants641
4152 - Social workers642
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants643
7253 - Gas fitters644
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics645
7622 - Railway and motor transport labourers646
0601 - Corporate sales managers547
0632 - Accommodation service managers548
1242 - Legal administrative assistants549
6235 - Financial sales representatives550

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 2020 and 2025.

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 2020Number of Jobs in 2025Job GrowthRank
3413- Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates135915912321
6411- Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)142716282012
1431- Accounting and related clerks86910591903
3012- Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses142915901614
7512- Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators7368761405
4214- Early childhood educators and assistants99211161246
4030- Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors, n.e.c.105111571067
6211- Retail sales supervisors120913121038
7511- Transport truck drivers13221416949
1521- Shippers and receivers4665387210
2242- Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)4114776611
9537- Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors2633276412
3011- Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors2182816313
2133- Electrical and electronics engineers2282906214
1414- Receptionists8849456115
4212- Social and community service workers8108695916
2132- Mechanical engineers2793375817
2131- Civil engineers2182755718
7301- Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades3964525619
7522- Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers3103665620
4032- Elementary school and kindergarten teachers5816345321
3414- Other assisting occupations in support of health services2533065322
6513- Food and beverage servers6987505223
7521- Heavy equipment operators (except crane)5736235024
7271- Carpenters8168634725
6552- Other customer and information services representatives7818264526
6731- Light duty cleaners100510494427
9532- Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors1251654028
5241- Graphic designers and illustrators2823213929
6315- Cleaning supervisors2262653930
0013- Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services1531913831
0423- Managers in social, community and correctional services2312653432
5254- Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness3073413433
7305- Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators2532863334
6711- Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations162616593335
6733- Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents8879193236
2232- Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians1692003137
7302- Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews2082393138
1123- Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations2923233139
3112- General practitioners and family physicians2102403040
9418- Other metal products machine operators1481772941
6541- Security guards and related security service occupations4755042942
7312- Heavy-duty equipment mechanics2522812943
9226- Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing1141422844
3111- Specialist physicians1691972845
2233- Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians1611892846
0422- School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education1812082747
2241- Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians1872142748
8612- Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers4084352749
2231- Civil engineering technologists and technicians1391652650

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