Jobs in Guelph

These are the occupations in which immigrants are finding work.

The slideshow below shows in which occupational categories immigrants were employed in Wellington County (including Guelph) in 2011.

Management occupations

Number of Immigrants Employed: 2210

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 11.76%

Business, finance and administration occupations

Number of Immigrants Employed: 2400

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 12.77%

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

Number of Immigrants Employed: 1670

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 8.88%

Health occupations

Number of Immigrants Employed: 965

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 5.13%

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

Number of Immigrants Employed: 1995

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 10.61%

Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

Number of Immigrants Employed: 350

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 1.86%

Sales and service occupations

Number of Immigrants Employed: 3170

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 16.87%

Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

Number of Immigrants Employed: 2290

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 12.18%

Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations

Number of Immigrants Employed: 290

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 1.54%

Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

Number of Immigrants Employed: 3455

Percent of Immigrants Employed: 18.38%

The slideshow below shows the job titles of the top 10 occupations for immigrants in 2011.

Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers

Number of Immigrants Employed: 1425

Retail Salespersons

Number of Immigrants Employed: 465

University professors and lecturers

Number of Immigrants Employed: 415

Transport truck drivers

Number of Immigrants Employed: 340

Retail and wholesale trade managers

Number of Immigrants Employed: 315

Managers in agriculture

Number of Immigrants Employed: 315

Post-secondary teaching and research assistants

Number of Immigrants Employed: 280

Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations

Number of Immigrants Employed: 265

Machining tool operators

Number of Immigrants Employed: 255

Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing

Number of Immigrants Employed: 245

Source: 2011 NHS, Statistics Canada, special tabulations for Workforce Planning Board (Table 19)/Guelph CSD

In 2011, 18,790 immigrants were employed in Wellington County (including Guelph). They are working in many different jobs with different job titles. The job titles for the top 10 occupations for immigrants are shown above.