Business Development Officers and Marketing Researchers And Consultants – NOC 4163 SDG

90

Number of People Who Work in this Industry

$43,244

Median Income of People Working in this Occupation

23%

Chance this Occupation Will Be Impacted by Technology in the Next Decade

94.1%

Participation Rate
Percentage of the number of people currently working in the occupation as compared to the total number of people within the occupation as of the week of
May 1 to May 7 2016

4.6%

Unemployment Rate
Percentage of people looking for work as compared to the total number of people in the occupation as of the week of May 1 to May 7, 2016, when the unemployment rate was 7.8% in SDG and 5.3% in PR.

Education

of People Working in this Occupation

40.0% of the workforce has a College, CEGEP or non-university certificate or diploma.

40.0% of the workforce has a university diploma or degree.

Age of the Workforce

in this Occupation

50.0% of the workforce is age 45 to 64.

Sectors that Employ this Occupation

29% of business development officers and marketing researchers work in the Manufacturing sector.

21% work in each of the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services sector and the Public Administration sector.

Employment Outlook

The employment outlook in our region for 2017-2019 is fair. Employment growth will lead to several new positions. A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements. There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation. Bilingualism may be an asset.

Projected growth rate in Ontario: 7.1%-8%

More Information

What Else Do I Need to Know?

  • The number of businesses operating in the Professional, Technical & Education sector has grown since 2012 with a net gain of 73 businesses created between June 2013 and June 2014.
  • The sector locally is comprised of small businesses. 88.9% of businesses operating in the Professional, Technical & Education sector employ four people or less.
  • Employment )utlook is expected to be fair for Business Development Officers and Marketing Researchers and Consultants (NOC 4163) in the Ottawa Economic Region.
  • This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that employment growth is expected to be moderate, a moderate number of people are expected to retire, this occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
  • Some employers in the Ottawa area may require applicants to be bilingual in French and English in order to be considered for employment.
  • For more information directly from local employers about this occupation, click on Professional, Technical & Education Services Sector.