Environmental Jobs in Canada

Learn about the latest job market trends in the environmental sector

Four key environmental areas are generating opportunities for professionals: Education and Training, Research and Development, Policy and Legislation, and Communications and Public Awareness. Professionals in these areas often move from one field to another and apply their acquired skills.

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.

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