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

Peterborough2020 Q1 Jobs PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations621
3233 - Licensed practical nurses382
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses343
6322 - Cooks294
6421 - Retail salespersons275
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives266
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)257
1241 - Administrative assistants228
6731 - Light duty cleaners219
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers1910
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness1511
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations1512
1414 - Receptionists1413
6623 - Other sales related occupations1414
7452 - Material handlers1315
1221 - Administrative officers1216
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services1217
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations1218
7511 - Transport truck drivers1219
6235 - Financial sales representatives1120
6513 - Food and beverage servers1021
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers1022
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities1023
6211 - Retail sales supervisors924
6311 - Food service supervisors925
0601 - Corporate sales managers826
1411 - General office support workers827
1431 - Accounting and related clerks828
3142 - Physiotherapists829
7271 - Carpenters830
0114 - Other administrative services managers731
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers732
6321 - Chefs733
6611 - Cashiers734
0125 - Other business services managers635
4152 - Social workers636
4167 - Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers637
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers638
1112 - Financial and investment analysts539
2234 - Construction estimators540
3124 - Allied primary health practitioners541
3411 - Dental assistants542
4012 - Post-secondary teaching and research assistants543
6741 - Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations544
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers545
0631 - Restaurant and food service managers446
0632 - Accommodation service managers447
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations448
1222 - Executive assistants449
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers450
1525 - Dispatchers451
3143 - Occupational therapists452
3219 - Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)453
4155 - Probation and parole officers and related occupations454
4212 - Social and community service workers455
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants456
4411 - Home child care providers457
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons458
6332 - Bakers459
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks460
6563 - Pet groomers and animal care workers461
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers462
6732 - Specialized cleaners463
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)464
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers465
8431 - General farm workers466
0013 - Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services367
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants368
1242 - Legal administrative assistants369
1521 - Shippers and receivers370
2173 - Software engineers and designers371
2225 - Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists372
3113 - Dentists373
3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists374
4011 - University professors and lecturers375
5212 - Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries376
5221 - Photographers377
6316 - Other services supervisors378
6343 - Shoe repairers and shoemakers379
6512 - Bartenders380
6621 - Service station attendants381
6722 - Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport382
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics383
7612 - Other trades helpers and labourers384
8252 - Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers385
9232 - Petroleum, gas and chemical process operators386
0111 - Financial managers287
1226 - Conference and event planners288
1415 - Personnel clerks289
1451 - Library assistants and clerks290
1513 - Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors291
2171 - Information systems analysts and consultants292
2232 - Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians293
2271 - Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors294
3131 - Pharmacists295
3132 - Dietitians and nutritionists296
3212 - Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants297
3231 - Opticians298
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates299
4021 - College and other vocational instructors2100
4031 - Secondary school teachers2101
4216 - Other instructors2102
4413 - Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants2103
5112 - Conservators and curators2104
5123 - Journalists2105
5125 - Translators, terminologists and interpreters2106
5243 - Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers2107
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents2108
7242 - Industrial electricians2109
7253 - Gas fitters2110
7282 - Concrete finishers2111
8432 - Nursery and greenhouse workers2112
8611 - Harvesting labourers2113
9533 - Other wood products assemblers and inspectors2114
0122 - Banking, credit and other investment managers1115
0124 - Advertising, marketing and public relations managers1116
0311 - Managers in health care1117
0513 - Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors1118
0651 - Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c.1119
0714 - Facility operation and maintenance managers1120
0811 - Managers in natural resources production and fishing1121
0911 - Manufacturing managers1122
1113 - Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers1123
1121 - Human resources professionals1124
1224 - Property administrators1125
1243 - Medical administrative assistants1126
1251 - Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations1127
1254 - Statistical officers and related research support occupations1128
1314 - Assessors, valuators and appraisers1129
1422 - Data entry clerks1130
1452 - Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks1131
1511 - Mail, postal and related workers1132
1522 - Storekeepers and partspersons1133
2122 - Forestry professionals1134
2131 - Civil engineers1135
2133 - Electrical and electronics engineers1136
2141 - Industrial and manufacturing engineers1137
2144 - Geological engineers1138
2172 - Database analysts and data administrators1139
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers1140
2211 - Chemical technologists and technicians1141
2221 - Biological technologists and technicians1142
2241 - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians1143
2255 - Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology1144
3114 - Veterinarians1145
3121 - Optometrists1146
3125 - Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating1147
3144 - Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment1148
3215 - Medical radiation technologists1149
3217 - Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c.1150
4030 - Teachers1151
4151 - Psychologists1152
4164 - Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers1153
4166 - Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers1154
4211 - Paralegal and related occupations1155
5122 - Editors1156
5133 - Musicians and singers1157
5227 - Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts1158
5252 - Coaches1159
6221 - Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade1160
6231 - Insurance agents and brokers1161
6313 - Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors1162
6331 - Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale1163
6521 - Travel counsellors1164
6562 - Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations1165
6742 - Other service support occupations, n.e.c.1166
7241 - Electricians (except industrial and power system)1167
7245 - Telecommunications line and cable workers1168
7281 - Bricklayers1169
7291 - Roofers and shinglers1170
7293 - Insulators1171
7294 - Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)1172
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers1173
7371 - Crane operators1174
7381 - Printing press operators1175
7444 - Pest controllers and fumigators1176
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators1177
7513 - Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs1178
9213 - Supervisors, food, beverage and associated products processing1179
9417 - Machining tool operators1180
9446 - Industrial sewing machine operators1181
9536 - Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators1182
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors1183
Other - Known Job Titles76
Other - Unknown Job Titles113
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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 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 NOC system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

Data Source: Economic Modelling Specialists International (Emsi)

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

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