Job prospects Manager, Human Resources in Alberta

Job opportunities for Human resources managers (NOC 0112) are limited in Alberta over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a manager, human resources.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Job opportunities in Alberta

manager, human resources
Prospects over the next 3 years

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

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

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

  • Approximately 4,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Human resources managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 11%
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56): 7%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 7%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 77% of human resources managers work all year, while 23% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Human resources managers (NOC 0112) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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