Job prospects Manager, Human Resources near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Human resources managers near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a manager, human resources.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

manager, human resources
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Human resources managers (NOC 0112) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

About half of the labour force for this occupation is employed in the Toronto economic region. As the commercial and business hub of Canada, Toronto accounts for the majority of the province's medium and large sized businesses, which are likely employers of human resources managers. Therefore, job prospects are expected to be favorable in this economic region. The presence of a strong financial services sector, various manufacturing firms, key provincial government offices and large municipal governments will also bode well for potential opportunities in the field.

Here are some key facts about Human resources managers in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 6,420 people work in this occupation.
  • Human resources managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 16%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 15%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 10%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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