Table 1
The 10 most common occupations held by bachelor's degree holders, by field of study, men aged 25 to 34

Table 1
The 10 most common occupations held by bachelor's degree holders, by field of study, men aged 25 to 34
Table summary
This table displays the results of The 10 most common occupations held by bachelor's degree holders. The information is grouped by Field of study and occupation (appearing as row headers), Share, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Field of study and occupation Share
percent
Education  
Secondary school teachers 44.4
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers 31.8
College and other vocational instructors 1.7
School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education 1.6
Retail salespersons 0.9
Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants 0.7
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates 0.5
Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers 0.5
Other customer and information services representatives 0.5
Police officers (except commissioned) 0.5
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies  
Graphic designers and illustrators 14.9
Retail salespersons 4.1
Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations 3.0
Retail and wholesale trade managers 2.9
Industrial designers 2.8
Web designers and developers 2.3
Food and beverage servers 2.3
Musicians and singers 2.2
Audio and video recording technicians 2.1
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers 1.8
Humanities  
Retail salespersons 3.9
Professional occupations in religion 3.6
Other customer and information services representatives 2.4
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers 2.4
Retail and wholesale trade managers 2.3
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 2.1
Secondary school teachers 2.1
Police officers (except commissioned) 1.9
Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical) 1.9
Corporate sales managers 1.8
Social and behavioural sciences and law  
Police officers (except commissioned) 4.2
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 3.5
Retail salespersons 3.3
Other financial officers 2.5
Social and community service workers 2.3
Retail and wholesale trade managers 2.2
Banking, credit and other investment managers 1.9
Other customer and information services representatives 1.9
Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants 1.9
Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical) 1.7
Business, management and public administration  
Financial auditors and accountants 14.0
Other financial officers 4.5
Financial and investment analysts 4.5
Banking, credit and other investment managers 3.4
Financial managers 2.9
Corporate sales managers 2.7
Retail and wholesale trade managers 2.6
Retail salespersons 2.5
Financial sales representatives 2.5
Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical) 2.5
Physical and life sciences and technologies  
Postsecondary teaching and research assistants 6.8
Geoscientists and oceanographers 6.0
Biologists and related scientists 3.6
Chemists 3.4
Retail salespersons 2.7
Information systems analysts and consultants 2.6
Chemical technologists and technicians 2.6
Secondary school teachers 2.3
Computer programmers and interactive media developers 2.1
Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade 2.0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences  
Computer programmers and interactive media developers 28.4
Information systems analysts and consultants 16.5
Software engineers and designers 5.5
Computer network technicians 4.7
Computer and information systems managers 3.9
User support technicians 3.1
Web designers and developers 2.6
Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 1.7
Database analysts and data administrators 1.3
Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries 1.2
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies  
Mechanical engineers 13.3
Civil engineers 11.2
Electrical and electronics engineers 9.8
Computer programmers and interactive media developers 5.2
Software engineers and designers 4.6
Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 3.6
Industrial and manufacturing engineers 3.4
Information systems analysts and consultants 3.0
Petroleum engineers 2.9
Construction managers 2.4
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation  
Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists 6.7
Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers 6.1
Forestry professionals 5.3
Biologists and related scientists 5.2
Managers in agriculture 4.2
Chemical technologists and technicians 3.7
Retail salespersons 2.6
Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety 2.1
Corporate sales managers 2.1
Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology 1.7
Health and related fields  
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 16.5
Pharmacists 9.8
Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness 4.1
Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment 3.4
Secondary school teachers 3.2
Physiotherapists 2.8
Police officers (except commissioned) 2.3
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers 2.2
Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety 2.1
Firefighters 2.0
Personal, protective and transportation services  
Police officers (except commissioned) 29.5
Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors 13.3
Correctional service officers 4.8
Security guards and related security service occupations 3.5
Probation and parole officers and related occupations 3.2
Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers 2.9
Retail salespersons 1.6
Corporate sales managers 1.6
Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors 1.5
Deck officers, water transport 1.5
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