A complete list of In-demand occupations in Manitoba

A-complete-list-of-In-demand-occupations-in-Manitoba

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program seeks eligible applicants who can contribute to the province economically, socially and culturally. In-demand occupations in Manitoba are the jobs and professions where there is a high demand for workers in the labour market. These are the jobs for which the employers are actively seeking eligible skilled workers.

If your work experience or current job is among the in-demand occupations in Manitoba, you will be prioritized in the MPNP pathways. MPNP International Education Stream specifically makes it a mandatory requirement to have a job offer in an in-demand occupation in Manitoba.

In-demand occupations in Business Finance and Administration

2021 NOC Code & TEERJobMinimum CLB criteria2016 NOC and Skill Level
10010
TEER 0
Financial managersCLB 70111
Level 0
10011
TEER 0
Human resources managersCLB 70112
Level 0
10019
TEER 0
Other administrative services managersCLB 70114
Level 0
10020
TEER 0
Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managersCLB 70121
Level 0
10021
TEER 0
Banking, credit and other investment managersCLB 70122
Level 0
10022
TEER 0
Advertising, marketing and public relations managersCLB 70124
Level 0
11100
TEER 1
Financial auditors and accountantsCLB 71111
Level A
11101
TEER 1
Financial and investment analystsCLB 51112
Level A
11102
TEER 1
Financial advisorsCLB 51114
Level A
11109
TEER 1
Other financial officersCLB 51114
Level A
11200
TEER 1
Human resources professionalsCLB 51121
Level A
11201
TEER 1
Professional occupations in business management consultingCLB 51122
Level A
11202
TEER 1
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relationsCLB 51123
Level A
12011
TEER 2
Supervisors, finance and insurance office workersCLB 51212
Level B
12013
TEER 2
Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupationsCLB 51215
Level B
12101
TEER 2
Human resources and recruitment officersCLB 51223
Level B
12110
TEER 2
Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupationsCLB 51251
Level B
12200
TEER 2
Accounting technicians and bookkeepersCLB 51311
Level B
13100
TEER 3
Administrative officersCLB 51221
Level B
13101
TEER 3
Property administratorsCLB 51224
Level B
13110
TEER 3
Administrative assistantsCLB 51241
Level B
13111
TEER 3
Legal administrative assistantsCLB 51242
Level B
13201
TEER 3
Production and transportation logistics coordinatorsCLB 51215
Level B

In-demand occupations in Natural and Applied sciences

2021 NOC Code & TEERJobMinimum CLB criteria2016 NOC and Skill Level
20010
TEER 0
Engineering managersCLB 70211
Skill Level 0
20011
TEER 0
Architecture and science managersCLB 70212
Skill Level 0
20012
TEER 0
Computer and information systems managersCLB 70213
Skill Level 0
21110
TEER 1
Biologists and related scientistsCLB 52121
Skill Level A
21112
TEER 1
Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialistsCLB 52123
Skill Level A
21200
TEER 1
ArchitectsCLB 72151
Skill level A
21203
TEER 1
Land surveyorsCLB 72154
Skill Level A
21210
TEER 1
Mathematicians, statisticians and actuariesCLB 52161
Skill Level A
21211
TEER 1
Data scientistsCLB 52171
Skill Level A
21220
TEER 1
Cybersecurity specialistsCLB 52171
Skill Level A
21221
TEER 1
Business systems specialistsCLB 52171
Skill Level A
21222
TEER 1
Information systems specialistsCLB 52171
Skill Level A
21223
TEER 1
Database analysts and data administratorsCLB 52172
Skill Level A
21230
TEER 1
Computer systems developers and programmersCLB 52174
Skill Level A
21231
TEER 1
Software engineers and designersCLB 52173
Skill Level A
21232
TEER 1
Software developers and programmersCLB 52174
Skill Level A
21233
TEER 1
Web designersCLB 52175
Skill Level A
21234
TEER 1
Web developers and programmersCLB 52175
Skill Level A
21300
TEER 1
Civil engineersCLB 72131
Skill Level A
21301
TEER 1
Mechanical engineersCLB 72132
Skill Level A
21310
TEER 1
Electrical and electronics engineersCLB 72133
Skill Level A
21311
TEER 1
Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)CLB 72147
Skill Level A
21321
TEER 1
Industrial and manufacturing engineersCLB 72141
Skill Level A
22100
TEER 2
Chemical technologists and techniciansCLB 52211
Skill Level B
22101
TEER 2
Geological and mineral technologists and techniciansCLB 52212
Skill Level B
22110
TEER 2
Biological technologists and techniciansCLB 52221
Skill Level B
22111
TEER 2
Agricultural and fish products inspectorsCLB 52222
Skill Level B
22212
TEER 2
Drafting technologists and techniciansCLB 52253
Skill Level B
22220
TEER 2
Computer network and web techniciansCLB 52281
Skill Level B
22221
TEER 2
User support techniciansCLB 52282
Skill Level B
22232
TEER 2
Occupational health and safety specialistsCLB 7112
Skill Level 0
22300
TEER 2
Civil engineering technologists and techniciansCLB 52231
Skill Level B
22301
TEER 2
Mechanical engineering technologists and techniciansCLB 52232
Skill Level B
22302
TEER 2
Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and techniciansCLB 52233
Skill Level B
22303
TEER 2
Construction estimatorsCLB 52234
Skill Level B
22310
TEER 2
Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and techniciansCLB 52241
Skill Level B
22311
TEER 2
Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)CLB 52242
Skill Level B
22313
TEER 2
Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectorsCLB 52244
Skill Level B

In-demand jobs in Health occupations

2021 NOC Code & TEERJobMinimum CLB criteria2016 NOC and Skill Level
30010Managers in health careCLB 70311
Skill 0
31112Audiologists and speech-language pathologistsCLB 73141
Skill Level A
31120PharmacistsCLB 73131
Skill Level A
31121Dietitians and nutritionistsCLB 73132
Skill Level A
31200PsychologistsCLB 74151
Skill Level A
31202PhysiotherapistsCLB 73142
Skill Level A
31203Occupational therapistsCLB 73143
Skill Level A
31301Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nursesCLB 73012
Skill Level A
31303Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionalsCLB 53212
Skill Level B
32101Licensed practical nursesCLB 73233
Skill Level B
32103Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologistsCLB 73214
Skill Level B
32104Animal health technologists and veterinary techniciansCLB 53213
Skill Level B
32109Other technical occupations in therapy and assessmentCLB 73142
Skill Level A
32111Dental hygienists and dental therapistsCLB 73222
Skill Level B
32120Medical laboratory technologistsCLB 73211
Skill Level B
32121Medical radiation technologistsCLB 53215
Skill Level B
32124Pharmacy techniciansCLB 53219
Skill Level B
32129Other medical technologists and techniciansCLB 53219
Skill Level B
32201Massage therapistsCLB 53236
Skill Level B
33101Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupationsCLB 53212
Skill Level B
33103Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistantsCLB 53219
Skill Level B

Jobs in education, law, social community, and government services

NOC 2021Job TitlesMinimum CLB requirementNOC 2016
40030
TEER 0
Managers in social, community and correctional servicesCLB 50423
Skill Level 0
41101
TEER 1
Lawyers and Quebec notariesCLB 74112
Skill level A
41300
TEER 1
Social workersCLB 74152
Skill level A
41301
TEER 1
Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapiesCLB 54153
Skill level A
41310
TEER 1
Police investigators and other investigative occupationsCLB 54165
Skill level A
41321
TEER 1
Career development practitioners and career counsellors (except education)CLB 54153
Skill level A
41400
TEER 1
Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officersCLB 54161
Skill level A
41402
TEER 1
Business development officers and market researchers and analystsCLB 54163
Skill level A
41403
TEER 1
Social policy researchers, consultants and program officersCLB 54164
Skill level A
41404
TEER 1
Health policy researchers, consultants and program officersCLB 54165
Skill level A
41405
TEER 1
Education policy researchers, consultants and program officersCLB 54166
Skill level A
41406
TEER 1
Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officersCLB 54167
Skill level A
41407
TEER 1
Program officers unique to governmentCLB 54168
Skill level A
42200
TEER 2
Paralegal and related occupationsCLB 54211
Skill level B
42201
TEER 2
Social and community service workersCLB 54212
Skill level B
42202
TEER 2
Early childhood educators and assistantsCLB 74214
Skill level B
42203
TEER 2
Instructors of persons with disabilitiesCLB 54215
Skill level B

Top Manitoba jobs in art, culture, sport and recreation

NOC 2021Job TitlesMinimum CLB requirementNOC 2016
50012
TEER 0
Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directorsCLB 50513
Skill Level 0
51120
TEER 1
Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupationsCLB 55131
Skill Level A
52113
TEER 2
Audio and video recording techniciansCLB 55225
Skill Level B
52120
TEER 2
Graphic designers and illustratorsCLB 55241
Skill Level B
52121
TEER 2
Interior designers and interior decoratorsCLB 55242
Skill Level B
53123
TEER 3
Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designersCLB 55243
Skill Level B
54100
TEER 4
Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitnessCLB 55254
Skill Level B

Jobs in Sales and service occupations

NOC 2021Job TitlesMinimum CLB requirementNOC 2016
60010
TEER 0
Corporate sales managersCLB 50601
Skill Level 0
60020
TEER 0
Retail and wholesale trade managersCLB 50621
Skill Level 0
60040
TEER 0
Managers in customer and personal servicesCLB 50651
Skill Level 0
62010
TEER 2
Retail sales supervisorsCLB 55243
Skill Level B
62020
TEER 2
Food service supervisorsCLB 56311
Skill Level B
62100
TEER 2
Technical sales specialists – wholesale tradeCLB 56221
Skill Level B
62101
TEER 2
Retail and wholesale buyersCLB 56222
Skill Level B
63101
TEER 3
Real estate agents and salespersonsCLB 56232
Skill Level B
63102
TEER 3
Financial sales representativesCLB 56235
Skill Level B
63200
TEER 3
CooksCLB 56322
Skill Level B
63202
TEER 3
BakersCLB 56332
Skill Level B
64100
TEER 4
Retail salespersons and visual merchandisersCLB 55243
Skill Level B
64409
TEER 4
Other customer and information services representativesCLB 51123
Skill Level A

In-demand occupations in trade, transport and equipment operators

NOC 2021Job TitlesMinimum CLB requirementNOC 2016
70010
TEER 0
Construction managersCLB 50711
Skill Level 0
70011
TEER 0
Home building and renovation managersCLB 50712
Skill Level 0
70012
TEER 0
Facility operation and maintenance managersCLB 50714
Skill Level 0
70020
TEER 0
Managers in transportationCLB 50731
Skill Level 0
72100
TEER 2
Machinists and machining and tooling inspectorsCLB 57231
Skill Level B
72101
TEER 2
Tool and die makersCLB 57232
Skill Level B
72102
TEER 2
Sheet metal workersCLB 57233
Skill Level B
72106
TEER 2
Welders and related machine operatorsCLB 57237
Skill Level B
72200
TEER 2
Electricians (except industrial and power system)CLB 67241
Skill Level B
72201
TEER 2
Industrial electriciansCLB 67242
Skill Level B
72203
TEER 2
Electrical power line and cable workersCLB 57244
Skill Level B
72204
TEER 2
Telecommunications line and cable workersCLB 57245
Skill Level B
72205
TEER 2
Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service techniciansCLB 57246
Skill Level B
72300
TEER 2
PlumbersCLB 57251
Skill Level B
72310
TEER 2
CarpentersCLB 57271
Skill Level B
72400
TEER 2
Construction millwrights and industrial mechanicsCLB 57311
Skill Level B
72401
TEER 2
Heavy-duty equipment mechanicsCLB 57312
Skill Level B
72402
TEER 2
Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanicsCLB 67313
Skill Level B
72404
TEER 2
Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectorsCLB 57315
Skill Level B
72405
TEER 2
Machine fittersCLB 57316
Skill Level B
72410
TEER 2
Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairersCLB 57321
Skill Level B
72411
TEER 2
Auto body collision, refinishing and glass technicians and damage repair estimatorsCLB 57322
Skill Level B
72500
TEER 2
Crane operatorsCLB 67371
Skill Level B
72600
TEER 2
Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructorsCLB 52271
Skill Level B
73100
TEER 3
Concrete finishersCLB 57282
Skill Level B
73102
TEER 3
Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathersCLB 57284
Skill Level B
73112
TEER 3
Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)CLB 57294
Skill Level B
73113
TEER 3
Floor covering installersCLB 57295
Skill Level B
73310
TEER 3
Railway and yard locomotive engineersCLB 57361
Skill Level B
73311
TEER 3
Railway conductors and brakemen/womenCLB 57362
Skill Level B
74202
TEER 4
Air transport ramp attendantsCLB 51215
Skill Level B
75101
TEER 5
Material handlersCLB 56221
Skill Level B
75110
TEER 5
Construction trades helpers and labourersCLB 67371
Skill Level B

Jobs in Natural resources and agriculture

NOC 2021Job TitlesMinimum CLB requirementNOC 2016
80020TEER 0Managers in agricultureCLB 50821Skill Level 0

In Demand Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

NOC 2021Job TitlesMinimum CLB requirementNOC 2016
90010
TEER 0
Manufacturing managersCLB 50911
Skill Level 0
90011
TEER 0
Utilities managersCLB 50912
Skill Level 0
92100
TEER 2
Power engineers and power systems operatorsCLB 59241
Skill Level B

Insights about Manitoba labour market

In addition to listing in-demand occupations in Manitoba, here are some insights about the labour market of the province. 

  • In the next 5 years, 56% of job openings will need a formal post-secondary education or training.
  • Around 68% of the job openings in Manitoba are created to replace the retiring workers
  • Healthcare and social assistance consists of the largest percentage of job openings. This is followed by the wholesale and retail trade industry.
  • Transport truck drivers, retail salespersons, Nurse Aides, Orderlies and Patient Service Associates, Registered Nurses, Psychiatric nurses are occupations with the highest number of job openings.
  • Speaking, active listening, reading comprehension, critical thinking, monitoring, social perceptiveness, coordination, decision making, service orientation, and time management are the top 10 skills required and desired by employers.

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