Best Jobs 2014: The Most In-Demand Jobs in Halifax

 
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This list is compiled using job-posting data provided by Workopolis for the year 2013. It ranks employment fields by proportional demand level. Note that some of the fields (e.g. Insurance) are quite specific while others (e.g. Professional Services) are quite broad. Please see our complete methodology as well as the job field definitions.


Most in-demand job for this city:

Job: IT Professional

Typical Salary: $69,000

Other Top Jobs In Demand: Geotechnical Engineer, Claims Adjuster, Mechanical Technician


Rank Field Total Job Postings % of all job postings 1-Year Change (%)
1 Professional Services 513 31% -20%
2 Financial Services 268 16% -1%
3 Telecommunications, Media & Technology 191 11% -21%
4 Government (Public Sector) 174 10% -43%
5 Health Care 157 9% 134%
6 Agriculture/Manufacturing 152 9% 3%
7 Insurance 115 7% -29%
8 Hospitality & Hotels 45 3% 200%
9 Energy & Utilities 34 2% 6%
10 Education 20 1% 25%


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