and EMSI Release the List of Hot Jobs in Toronto
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TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Has your job search stalled? Do you not know where to send your resume? and Economic Modelling Specialists International (EMSI) have released a list of Hot Jobs for Toronto, based on occupations with the greatest job increase between 2010 and 2013. The study uses EMSI's rich labour market database, which draws from a full range of Government sources including the Census, the Labour Force Survey, and the Survey of Employment, Payrolls, and Hours.

"Canadian job growth continues at a healthy pace even as a large part of the world economy still struggles," said Brent Rasmussen, President of CareerBuilder North America. "The good news with this list is that the educational requirements for the occupations vary greatly, pointing to greater opportunities for anyone seeking employment; not just those in certain highly skilled fields."

The "hot jobs" for Toronto, including their median hourly wages, are:

1. Computer and information systems professionals

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 12,607
  • Percentage increase: 16%
  • Median hourly earnings: $35.22

2. Sales and related occupations

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 9,661
  • Percentage increase: 31%
  • Median hourly earnings: $11.03

3. Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 8,784
  • Percentage increase: 27%
  • Median hourly earnings: $13.20

4. Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 8,373
  • Percentage increase: 18%
  • Median hourly earnings: $10.25

5. Administrative support clerks

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 7,879
  • Percentage increase: 17%
  • Median hourly earnings: $20.28

6.  Technical sales specialists, wholesale trade

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 7,420
  • Percentage increase: 37%
  • Median hourly earnings: $24.04

7. Auditors, accountants and investment professionals

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 7,252
  • Percentage increase: 9%
  • Median hourly earnings: $29.66

8. Civil, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineers

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 5,784
  • Percentage increase: 26%
  • Median hourly earnings: $36.14

9. Medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 4,770
  • Percentage increase: 36%
  • Median hourly earnings: $27.69

10. Managers in financial and business services

  • Change in jobs (2010 – 2013): 4,031
  • Percentage increase: 13%
  • Median hourly earnings: $36.06

About EMSI
Economic Modelling 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.

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