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 Q1 Job PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations661
3233 - Licensed practical nurses512
6421 - Retail salespersons413
6322 - Cooks314
7452 - Material handlers315
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives306
1241 - Administrative assistants297
6731 - Light duty cleaners278
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations259
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers2210
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers2111
1411 - General office support workers2112
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses2113
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services2014
6513 - Food and beverage servers1915
1414 - Receptionists1816
6235 - Financial sales representatives1717
7271 - Carpenters1618
7511 - Transport truck drivers1619
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers1620
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities1521
0114 - Other administrative services managers1422
1221 - Administrative officers1223
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers1224
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)1225
0601 - Corporate sales managers1026
6611 - Cashiers1027
6623 - Other sales related occupations1028
9421 - Chemical plant machine operators1029
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations930
6211 - Retail sales supervisors931
7237 - Welders and related machine operators932
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers933
4212 - Social and community service workers834
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations835
7441 - Residential and commercial installers and servicers836
8431 - General farm workers837
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants738
6311 - Food service supervisors739
6321 - Chefs740
7251 - Plumbers741
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers642
1431 - Accounting and related clerks643
1523 - Production logistics co-ordinators644
2121 - Biologists and related scientists645
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics646
9536 - Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators647
1422 - Data entry clerks548
2115 - Other professional occupations in physical sciences549
3212 - Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants550

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
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates131815121941
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)147816521742
1431 - Accounting and related clerks92610901643
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses141215691574
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators7979261295
4030 - Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors, n.e.c.110612161106
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants103711471107
7511 - Transport truck drivers13301418888
6211 - Retail sales supervisors12181306879
1521 - Shippers and receivers4915546310
2133 - Electrical and electronics engineers2523115911
6513 - Food and beverage servers7277845712
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers6096665713
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors2883445614
2242 - Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)4304855515
2132 - Mechanical engineers3073625516
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers3373925517
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations164316975518
2131 - Civil engineers2452995419
3011 - Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors2182705320
4212 - Social and community service workers7788305221
1414 - Receptionists9049555122
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)5866355023
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives7818294824
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services2593074825
7301 - Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades4104554526
7271 - Carpenters8458894327
6731 - Light duty cleaners100810494228
5241 - Graphic designers and illustrators2933313729
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness3243603630
6315 - Cleaning supervisors2342683431
0013 - Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services1672013432
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents9039373433
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors1411743334
9418 - Other metal products machine operators1631922935
2232 - Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians1842132836
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations2963242837
7305 - Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators2642912738
9226 - Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing1281552739
0423 - Managers in social, community and correctional services2282552740
0422 - School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education1932202741
2233 - Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians1772042642
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers4214482643
3112 - General practitioners and family physicians2182442644
7302 - Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews2192452645
2241 - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians1982232546
3111 - Specialist physicians1762012547
6311 - Food service supervisors3733982548
7312 - Heavy-duty equipment mechanics2612862549
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians1531782550

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