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

Table A.1
The 10 most common occupations held by bachelor's degree holders, by field of study, women 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  
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers   52.0
Secondary school teachers   25.9
Early childhood educators and assistants   2.9
Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants   1.3
College and other vocational instructors   1.1
Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers   1.0
Social and community service workers   0.6
Retail salespersons   0.6
Administrative assistants   0.6
Educational counsellors   0.5
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies  
Graphic designers and illustrators   10.8
Retail salespersons   5.1
Interior designers and interior decorators   3.8
Administrative officers   3.0
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations   2.9
Administrative assistants   2.8
Retail and wholesale trade managers   2.8
Food and beverage servers   2.5
Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers   2.3
Other customer and information services representatives   2.0
Humanities  
Administrative assistants   4.4
Administrative officers   4.2
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers   4.0
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations   3.8
Retail salespersons   2.8
Translators, terminologists and interpreters   2.8
Secondary school teachers   2.7
Other customer and information services representatives   2.3
Retail and wholesale trade managers   2.3
Social and community service workers   2.3
Social and behavioural sciences and law  
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations   6.1
Social and community service workers   5.2
Administrative officers   3.6
Administrative assistants   3.4
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers   2.3
Human resources professionals   2.1
General office support workers   2.0
Other customer and information services representatives   1.9
Retail salespersons   1.8
Family, marriage and other related counsellors   1.8
Business, management and public administration  
Financial auditors and accountants 13.6
Social workers 6.9
Human resources professionals 5.8
Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations 3.4
Administrative officers 3.2
Financial and investment analysts 3.0
Human resources and recruitment officers 2.7
Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants 2.4
Other financial officers 2.2
Accounting and related clerks 2.2
Physical and life sciences and technologies  
Biologists and related scientists 5.0
Postsecondary teaching and research assistants 4.7
Chemists 2.9
Administrative officers 2.9
Secondary school teachers 2.8
Chemical technologists and technicians 2.6
Biological technologists and technicians 2.6
Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers 2.4
Medical radiation technologists 2.4
Medical laboratory technologists 2.3
Mathematics, computer and information sciences  
Information systems analysts and consultants 14.9
Computer programmers and interactive media developers 12.0
User support technicians 3.4
Secondary school teachers 3.2
Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries 3.2
Financial auditors and accountants 2.4
Software engineers and designers 2.4
Financial and investment analysts 2.4
Computer and information systems managers 2.2
Web designers and developers 1.9
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies  
Civil engineers 14.2
Mechanical engineers 7.2
Electrical and electronics engineers 6.8
Chemical engineers 4.5
Petroleum engineers 3.2
Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 2.7
Industrial and manufacturing engineers 2.6
Software engineers and designers 2.4
Urban and land use planners 2.3
Information systems analysts and consultants 2.2
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation  
Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers 8.4
Biologists and related scientists 7.3
Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists 6.7
Urban and land use planners 3.4
Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety 2.9
Chemical technologists and technicians 2.4
Retail and wholesale trade managers 2.2
Biological technologists and technicians 2.2
Agricultural and fish products inspectors 1.9
Managers in agriculture 1.9
Health and related fields  
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 51.0
Pharmacists 7.1
Occupational therapists 3.3
Physiotherapists 3.2
Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment 2.1
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers 1.2
Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers 1.1
Secondary school teachers 1.1
Dietitians and nutritionists 1.0
Social and community service workers 1.0
Personal, protective and transportation services  
Police officers (except commissioned) 18.0
College and other vocational instructors 6.3
Security guards and related security service occupations 4.9
Employment insurance, immigration, border services and revenue officers 4.6
Lawyers and Quebec notaries 3.6
Probation and parole officers and related occupations 3.6
Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety 3.3
General office support workers 2.9
Administrative officers 2.1
Correctional service officers 1.8
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