Explore the labour market

Find labour market information

How do the job market tools and reports work?
On the Explore the market web page, select one of the categories from the right hand side of the page and fill in the required fields. Then, click on "Search". You can search by: Occupation. View a list of advertised jobs with links to find more information on a specific occupation (wages, ...
Where does the labour market information displayed on Job Bank come from?
The primary source of Labour Market Information data is Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey, which provides labour statistics for specific occupations. This survey is the most inclusive, timely and unbiased source of wage data by occupational group. Sometimes, Labour Force Survey data is not available and other sources are considered.   Some other ...
Why can't I find any information when I try to search for my job title?
Job titles and labour market information found on Job Bank are based on the National Occupational Classification (NOC). The NOC is a large directory that contains most jobs held in Canada. If there are no search results for the job title you’ve entered, we recommend choosing the closest match. If there is no ...
What is the average salary earned by workers in a particular occupation?
You can explore careers by wages to view wage data for specific occupations. Once you have selected an occupation, you will receive a detailed job market report showing the low, median, and high wages for that occupation in various regions across Canada. You can also search by city or postal code ...
Where is there a demand for workers in my field?
You can explore careers by outlook to view prospects for a specific occupation. Once you have selected an occupation, you will receive a detailed job market report that shows employment prospects for that occupation in various regions across Canada. Based on the outlook ratings, you will be able compare prospects within ...
What industries are growing in my region and across Canada?
Check out the latest labour market trends to learn more about upcoming job opportunities in your industry and region. The Job Market Trends and News page can help you stay up-to-date on current labour market information across Canada. In this section you will find employment data, income statistics, and news about ...

Plan your career and education

What is the Job Transition Tool and how can I use it?
The Job Transition Tool allows you to find occupations you could transition to based on your current skillset and gives you an estimate of how long it could take to transition. To use the tool, follow these steps: Go to Job Transition Tool Enter an occupation you're qualified for or related keywords, and select it form the ...
How does the Job Transition Tool calculate transition times?
The Job Transition Tool collects data from the Occupational and Skills Information System (OaSIS) as well as information from job postings and resumes submitted anonymously to Job Bank. This data is used to determine which job titles have similar skill and education requirements and to estimate the duration of a potential transition. ...
What are the sources of the data presented on the School to Work Transition Tool?
The School to Work Transition Tool uses data on employment outcomes for college, university and apprenticeship graduates from Statistics Canada’s Census 2021 which provides a wide range of information on the labour market activities of graduates. To calculate postgraduation employment rates, Job Bank uses a detailed version of the table Occupational Outcomes by ...
What is the School to Work Transition Tool and how can I use it?
The School to Work Transition Tool allows you to research programs and areas of postsecondary education and to get data on employment prospects and career outlooks in various fields.     With the School to Work Transition Tool you can explore over 100 fields of study. You can then: Compare programs based on how graduates are ...
Where does information about education programs in the School to Work Transition Tool come from?
With the School to Work Transition Tool you search either a general field of study or a more specific education program to get information on employment outcomes of graduates. A field of study refers to an area of learning or training a student can study at a postsecondary institution. The data is collected ...
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