These are the careers forecasted to be in demand in the future:
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing will grow by 1.6% annually, reaching 4.8% of total employment in 2019 and gain 68,100 jobs by 2024 - Government of Alberta, 2016; Statistics Canada, 2016
Manufacturing accounts for 6.1% of total employment in Alberta, and employment will grow by 1.1% annually and account for 6.5% of total employment by 2019 - Government of Alberta, 2016
OIL AND GAS
The Oil and Gas sector will have 28,025 to 36,240 net hiring requirements in Canada from 2017 to 2020.
- PETROLMI/ENFORM, 2016
The Clean Tech/Renewables sector will employ anywhere from 76,000 to 100,000 Canadians directly by 2022, up from 55,600 jobs in 2014. - Analytica Advisors, 2016
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
ICT is outpacing all job growth by 4:1. Canada will need to fill 182,000 ICT professional positions by 2019 (17,300 for Alberta). - ICTC, 2015
SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS
Approximately 76,925 job openings, both from growth and retirements combined, are expected to be created in this industry by 2025 in Alberta. - Asia Pacific Gateway Corridor (APGC) Study
By 2025, there will be 23,300 more jobs in the sector than there are domestic workers available.
– Alberta Agri-LMI
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