Explore the duties, working conditions and educational needs of more than 550 occupations. See whether the career you want is in demand, what you’ll need to study and more.
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Avg. Wage $44.70
Minimum Education 3 years post-secondary
Avg. Wage $38.15
Minimum Education 4 years post-secondary
Need help finding a job that fits who you are? You’ve come to the right place—you’ll find more than 550 occupations to choose from. Learn what subjects you’ll need to take and whether your personality suits the job. Discover how much you can earn and what your duties will be. It is your path to plan. Get started now.
Want to know what jobs Alberta employers will need to fill over the next few years? Researchers keep an eye on the labour market and put together lists of careers in demand. Take a look and see if one of these occupations might work for you.
There are lots of jobs today that your parents never dreamed of at your age. Cyber forensic investigator? Nanoengineer? Solar installer? Who knew? Emerging occupations are the jobs of the new millennium, created by advances in technology and consumer demand. Explore tomorrow’s world of work in these careers.
Earn a paycheque and learn a trade—now that’s the ticket! As an apprentice, you train on the job under the watchful eye of a qualified tradesperson. And you often get paid even while you take your classroom technical training. What are you waiting for? Explore trades in Alberta and take your future into your own hands.
Look up the hourly wage or annual salary of hundreds of different occupations to help you figure out your future.
Learn about post-secondary programs in Alberta as well as distance learning programs available in Western Canada.
Discover details about post-secondary schools in Alberta and the programs they offer.
In Alberta, some occupations are governed by law. To work in these occupations, certification may be required. Find up-to-date information about certification and registration requirements.
Explore possible graduate earnings based on all sources of employment in a given tax year. It is important to note that some graduates may have been employed in jobs outside their field of study and the information is based on median (midpoint) earnings.
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This section explores the various industries that make up Alberta's economy and influence its society. Each industry profile contains background information about the industry's sectors, jobs and workforce. Also, each profile consists of forecasts, analysis of recent performance, a snapshot of applicable wages and a look at employment trends.
You can check out videos featuring a day in the life of more than 120 Alberta occupations, from an Aboriginal culture training consultant to a wood furniture designer. It’s a great way to keep an eye on your career plans.
Labour market information (LMI) can help you find work by identifying the skills employers are seeking. As well, LMI can tell you the industries that have excess workers, or are hiring, or experiencing a shortage of workers and much more.