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An industry sector is a group of related industries. Examples are tourism and health care.

Exploring an industry sector is a great way to find out about:

  • Occupations in the industry
  • Skills and training that you would need
  • Employment outlooks
  • Changes
  • Challenges
  • Opportunities
  • Career pathways that can show you how 1 occupation leads to another

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Learn how to use labour market information to boost your career.

Industry outlooks give you forecasts of industry activity in Alberta.

Invest Alberta's Key Sectors page gives you a sense of Alberta’s key economic development initiatives and industry sectors.

The Government of Alberta's industry profiles provide demographics, estimated wages, and employment trends in Alberta's major industries.

Occupational profiles give you in-depth information about occupations in Alberta. Try searching for industries and related keywords.

Try these suggestions

  • Enter an industry name in the search box of a search engine and explore the links.
  • Visit your nearest Alberta Supports Centre.
  • Visit your local library. Ask staff to help you research the industries you want to know more about.

This personal information is being collected and used pursuant to section 33(c) and section 39(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This information is being collected and retained on the system to facilitate your personal career planning process and to make it available for your ongoing use. You may choose to share this information with a Career Advisor to support the provision of career planning services. Please contact alis at or 780-422-1794 if you have any questions regarding the collection or use of the information you submit.