Home economists conduct research and advise consumers on food products, textiles, and other consumer goods, and teach family management skills.
Examples of Titles
Housing Policy Analyst
Where They Work
People in this group work in government departments / agencies, consulting firms, research institutes, hospitals, educational institutes, international organizations, professional associations, and non-governmental organizations.
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.