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Occupation Outlook Report

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Human Resources Professionals

 NOC 11211

Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford (EMO)

(2018 – 2026)

Updated July 2019

 

© 2018 Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board

 

OUTLOOK: Human Resources Professionals

A Local Snapshot

  • Employment in this occupation is forecasted to increase by 14.5% for the period 2018-2026. It had increased by 9.9% for the period 2016-2018.
  • Median hourly wage for this occupation is $35.58/hr. (as of 2018)
  • 8.4% of the 2018 jobs were in the business, professional, labour and other membership organizations industry sector.
  • Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford has a comparative disadvantage: The region has 14% less professional occupations in human resources professionals than other regions in the country.
  • Employment in this occupation is expected to grow by 15.6% for the period 2018-2026 at the provincial level. It had increased by 14.2% between 2016 and 2018 at the provincial level.
  • Canada Job Bank forecasts good employment potential for this occupation in Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford from 2018 - 2020. 2
  • Cost of labour in the region is marginally below average. Median wages for human resources professionals in the region were $35.58/hr. (as of 2018). This was $0.28/hr. below the national median of $35.86/hr.

 

Overview

Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford Jobs (2018)

1,519

2018 London CMA, Unemployment Rate 3

5.6%

2018 Ontario Unemployment Rate 4

5.5%

2018 Canada Unemployment Rate 5

5.8%

Location Quotient to Nation (2018) 6

.86

Change in Jobs (2018-2020)

4.1%

Source: EMSI 2019.1 Census Divisions Elgin-3534, Middlesex-3539, and Oxford-3532

 

2018 Percentile Earnings

$18.93/hr

$35.58/hr

$55.18/hr

2018 10th Percentile Wages

2018 Median Wages

2018 90th Percentile Wages

Source: Employees EMSI 2019.1

 

SHORT AND MEDIUM TERM PROJECTIONS

Job Growth

Short-term

1,519

1,581

62

4.1%

 

2018-2020

2018 Jobs

2020 Jobs

Change 2018-2020

% Change 2018-2020

Medium-term

1,519

1,639

120

7.9%

2018-2022

2018 Jobs

2022 Jobs

Change 2018-2022

% Change 2018-2022

Source: Employees and Self-Employed EMSI 2019.1

 

Top 5 Industries Employing This Occupation

Industry

Occupation Jobs in Industry (2018)

% of Occupation in Industry (2018)

% of Total Jobs in Industry (2018)

 

Business, professional, labour and other membership organizations (8139)

128

8.4%

15.4%

 

Employment services (5613)

114

7.5%

2.5%

 

Insurance carriers (5241)

92

6.1%

2.0%

 

Universities (6113)

74

4.9%

0.8%

 

Management, scientific and technical consulting services (5416)

74

4.9%

4.0%

 

           

Source: Employees and Self-Employed EMSI 2019.1

NOTE: The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is an industry classification system developed by the statistical agencies of Canada, Mexico and the United States against the background of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  It was designed to provide common definitions of the industrial structure of the three countries.

NOTE: Inverse staffing patterns provides a table of percentages that shows how regional occupations are divided up among regional industries.

 

Fanshawe Educational Programs for this Occupation

5

274

Programs

Completions (2017/18)

Fanshawe Program Code

Fanshawe Program

Fanshawe Completions (2017/18)

BAH1

Business Administration – Human Resources

Fanshawe Career Coach: Business Administration – Human Resources

 

41

BHR1

Business – Human Resources

Fanshawe Career Coach: Business – Human Resources

 

71

HMG1

Human Resources Management

Fanshawe Career Coach: Human Resources Management

 

152

PAC1

Professional Accounting

Fanshawe Career Coach: Professional Accounting

10

RES1

RES2

Research and Evaluation (includes Co-op) 7

Fanshawe Career Coach: Research and Evaluation (includes Co-op)

-

         

2017/18  data includes those who graduated from Fanshawe in spring 2018.

 

Job Growth by Location

Map of job growth

Source: Employees and Self-Employed EMSI 2019.

Census Division

Census Division Name

2018 Jobs

2026 Jobs

2018 - 2026 % Change

2018 - 2026 Change

3539

Middlesex

1,182

1,359

15%

177

3532

Oxford

219

243

11%

24

3534

Elgin

118

136

15%

18

 

 

1,519

1,739

14%

220

Source: Employees and Self-Employed EMSI 2019.1

 

LONG TERM PROJECTIONS

Cumulative Job Openings and Job Seekers for the Period 2017-2026

Image for longterm projection

COPS expects NOC 1121 to face balanced labour conditions over the period of 2017-2026 at the national level. Job openings (arising from job growth and retirements) are expected to be 1,200 fewer than job seekers (arising primarily from school leavers and other occupations, often personnel and recruitment officers (NOC 1223) with a relevant university diploma). 8

 

LINKS TO ADDITIONAL OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION

Statistics Canada- NOC 1121 occupation information for Canada

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities – NOC 1121 labour market information and statistics including work trends and the skills, education and training needed for jobs today, and in the future.

Economic Modeling Specialists Inc. (EMSI) amalgamates information from several data sources in order to produce its occupation counts.

Contact North –Core services for students, faculty & instructors, colleges, universities, indigenous institutes, district school boards, literacy and basic skills and training providers to provide online and distance programs and courses without leaving the community, taught through 116 local learning centres.

Ontario Colleges – Information on earning a college degree, diploma, certificate or apprenticeship in Ontario.

 


Footnotes

 (1.) The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is the nationally accepted reference on occupations in Canada. It organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. It is used daily by thousands of people to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations, and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada's labour market. (esdc.gc.ca) The version used in this report is NOC 2011 unless otherwise specified.

(2.) Job Bank Canada. Sourcehttps://www.jobbank.gc.ca/marketreport/outlook-occupation/206

 Last updated: June 13, 2019.

(3.) Statistics Canada https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1410009001 last updated May 13, 2019

(4.) Statistics Canadahttps://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1410009001 last updated May 13, 2019

(5.) Statistics Canadahttps://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1410009001 last updated May 13, 2019

(6.) Location quotient (LQ) is a way of quantifying how concentrated a particular occupation is in a region compared to the nation or province. A quotient of 1.00 means EMO has the same share of the occupation as the nation/province. A quotient higher than 1.00 means EMO has a greater share, and lower than 1.00 means EMO’s share is lower than the average (EMSI 2018.1).

(7.) New program offered at Fanshawe.

(8.) Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) http://occupations.esdc.gc.ca/sppc-cops/occupationsummarydetail.jsp?&tid=34 last updated; October 3, 2017. 

 

 

Should you have any further questions about the data in this report, please contact Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board at 519-672-3499 or info@workforcedevelopment.ca

 

 

         
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