Occupations and Educational Programs

Occupational Information 

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There are more than 550 occupational profiles listed in this section.  Each profile includes information about:

  • Working conditions
  • Personal characteristics
  • Educational requirements
  • Employment and advancement
  • Salary
  • Other sources of information

The information contained in the occupational profiles is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

The assistance of people in professional associations, post-secondary institutions, industry associations and government departments as well as individuals employed in the occupations described is gratefully acknowledged.  It is on the advice of these knowledgeable sources that revisions to the occupational profile are based.

For more information on career planning, education and jobs, visit the Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) website, call the Alberta Career Information Hotline toll-free at 1-800-661-3753 or 780-422-4266 in Edmonton, or visit an Alberta Works Centre near you.