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OCCUPATION RESEARCH

Whether you are deciding on a new career or you are a job searching for an occupation you’ve had for years, it’s good to stay on top of the wages, job descriptions and job titles used. The following websites can provide you with most of the information you need to learn about occupations in Canada and closer to home.

Working in Canada
Provides detailed information such as job opportunities, wages, job prospects, and skill requirements for occupations across Canada. Search for occupational and career information such as job opportunities, educational requirements, duties, wage rates and salaries, current employment trends and future outlook.

Ontario Job Futures
Fact sheets about occupations across Ontario. Search for your occupation and review the fact sheet of information. Take this information and compare it to other information you are finding. Never rely on only one source when you are making a career decision!

Professions and Trades in the Provinces and Territories
A list of occupational websites for each province and territory. Learn about your occupation and the requirements for each province or territory in Canada. Use this information to plan for your career and next steps.

Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS)
Projections of future labour demand and labour supply by skill level and by occupation. Compare the future projections of the COPS system to other information you are finding. Never rely on only one source of information when you are researching a new career.

Wages & Salaries

Salary Wizard Canada
Get job descriptions and average salaries for your occupation. Use this information to compare to other cities/provinces and to prepare for your job interview.

Working in Canada
Type in the job title and city and get a job description with average salary.

Minimum Wage Database
A list of minimum wages throughout Canada. Be sure you are getting paid the minimum wage and know when the minimum wage will increase in your province. Also lists minimum wages for specific occupations.

Rates of Pay for the Public Service of Canada
A list of wages for public service occupations in Canada.

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