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Fisheries and Wildlife: Current Job Trends and Future Growth


Demand for professionals at all career levels

Canada’s Fisheries & Wildlife field is a large multi-disciplinary field, which is expected to maintain stable growth in the 2017-2024 forecast horizon.

In 2015, the core workforce was comprised of 12,569 professionals in Canada. By 2024, that number is projected to increase to 14,864.

In this report you’ll learn about:

  • Career pathways. Common fields of study and career stages for workers in Fisheries & Wildlife
  • Opportunities for new workers. 52% of hiring employers in this field filled one or more vacant positions with recent graduates
  • Career outlook. Fisheries & Wildlife policies and regulations are the most important driver of employment in the labour market

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