Labour Market Research Report

Selected Environmental Sub-Sectors: Current Job Trends and Future Growth

Discover diverse careers related to environmental education, research policy & legislation and communications & public awareness

Education & Training; Research & Development; Policy & Legislation; Communications & Public Awareness: four multi-disciplinary fields of practice with diverse educational backgrounds

Professionals in those four areas often move from one field to another and apply their acquired skills. For this reason, we’re covering all of them in a single report.

Public Engagement, Outdoor Environmental Education, National and Provincial Ministries and Environmental Litigation are some of the key practice areas.

In this report, you’ll learn about:

  • Opportunities. Ontario had the greatest number of employed professionals in those four areas (37%), and the highest number of posted jobs (52%) according to data collected in 2015.
  • Employment Outlook. Policy & Legislation is projected to grow from 4.6% to 5.1% annually; Communications & Public Awareness, 4.5% to 5.1%; Research & Development, 3.0% to 3.2%; and Education & Training, 1.9% to 3.0%
  • Trends. Growing public awareness and interest in environmental issues is creating an increased demand for environmental education.

Click to enlarge

Funded by the Government of Canada:

Add Your Heading Text Here

Download this
Report

Add Your Heading Text Here

ECO Canada Logo

Site en cours de développement

Nous travaillons actuellement sur la version française du site que nous espérons lancer très bientôt!

Merci pour votre patience et compréhension pendant que nous finalisons la version améliorée du site.

Website in Development

We are working to launch the French site very soon!

 
Thank you for your patience while we finalize the new and improved version of our website.