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CareerBuilder.ca and EMSI Release Fastest Growing Jobs for 2013
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CHICAGO

CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Has your job search stalled? Do you not know where to send your resume? CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists (EMSI) have released the fastest growing jobs for 2013 based on occupations with the most jobs added since 2010. The study uses EMSI's rich labor market database, which draws from a full range of sources including Census and demographic data from Statistics Canada and employment data gathered by provincial governments.

"Hiring in Canada is expected to outpace last year as employers focus on growing their businesses and meeting greater market demand," said Brent Rasmussen, President of CareerBuilder North America.  "While employers remain watchful over factors impacting the global economy, we see more job opportunities opening up in everything from healthcare and information technology to trucking and manufacturing."

Below are the 20 occupations that have added the most jobs over the last two years and are expected to continue in 2013.  For more detailed information about each position, visit our blog post

1. Secondary and elementary school teacher and educational counsellors NEC, NOC-S E130

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 24,285
  • Percentage increase: 18.1%

2. Administrative officers, NOC-S B311

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 19,549
  • Percentage increase: 9.9%

3. Truck drivers, NOC-S H711

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 14,256
  • Percentage increase: 6.3%

4. Lawyers and Quebec Notaries, NOC-S E012

  • 2012 Jobs: 56,364
  • Percentage increase: 21%

5. Civil Engineers, NOC-S C031

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 8,517
  • Percentage increase: 22%

6.  Technical sales specialists (wholesale trade), NOC-S G121

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 8,134
  • Percentage increase: 8.6%

7. Information systems analysts and consultants, NOC-S C071

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 8,127
  • Percentage increase: 6.6%

8. Mechanical Engineers, NOC-S C032

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 7,385
  • Percentage increase: 22.3%

9. Professional occupations in public relations and communications, NOC-S F024

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 7,337
  • Percentage increase: 14.9%

10: Registered Nurses, NOC-S D112

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 7,242
  • Percentage increase: 2.6%

11. Electricians (except industrial and power system), NOC-S H211

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 6,941
  • Percentage increase: 8.9%

12. Computer programmers and interactive media developers, NOC-S C074

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 6,527
  • Percentage increase: 5.6%

13.  University professors, NOC-S E111

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 6,111
  • Percentage increase: 9.1%

14. Licensed Practical Nurses, NOC-S D233

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 5,911
  • Percentage increase: 8.4%

15. Head nurses and supervisors, NOC-S D111

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 5,164
  • Percentage increase: 26.6%

16. Health policy researchers, consultants, and program officers, NOC-S E039

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 4,946
  • Percentage increase: 17.4%

17. Computer Network Technicians, NOC-S C181

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 4,484
  • Percentage increase: 9.9%

18. Production Clerks, NOC-S B573

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 4,280
  • Percentage increase: 25%

19. Software engineers and designers, NOC-S C073

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 4,232
  • Percentage increase: 14.3%

20. Graphic designers and illustrators, NOC-S F141

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2012): 4,220
  • Percentage increase: 9.9%

About EMSI

Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) is a CareerBuilder company that provides industry-leading employment data and economic analysis via web tools and custom reports. EMSI has produced more than 1,200 comprehensive impact analyses for colleges and universities in the US and internationally, and our web tools — Analyst and Career Coach — are used by thousands of professionals in higher education, workforce and economic development, and the private sector.

About CareerBuilder.ca

CareerBuilder.ca is a leading job site in Canada.  Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), the Tribune Company, The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), CareerBuilder.ca powers the career centers for more than 250 Canadian partners that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences.  These include leading portals such as MSN.ca and Macleans.ca.  Job seekers visit CareerBuilder.ca every month to search for opportunities by industry, location, company and job type, sign up for automatic e-mail job alerts, and get advice on job hunting and career management.  For more information about CareerBuilder.ca products and services, visit http://www.careerbuilder.ca.

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