Table 1 
The ten occupations with the largest two-year increases in job vacancies and their average offered hourly wage, third quarter of 2021 

The ten occupations with the largest two-year increases in job vacancies and their average offered hourly wage, third quarter of 2021
Third quarter 2019 – Number of job vacanciesThird quarter 2021 – Number of job vacanciesLevel – Two-year-change% – Two-year-changeThird quarter 2019 – Average offered hourly wage ($)Third quarter 2021 – Average offered hourly wage ($)
Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations 37,760 70,410 32,660 86.5 13.85 14.85
Food and beverage servers 12,700 34,180 21,480 169.0 12.90 13.80
Cooks 15,430 31,440 16,020 104.0 15.45 16.80
Retail salespersons 29,970 43,500 13,530 45.2 14.05 15.30
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates 12,380 24,060 11,690 94.4 18.25 20.05
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 11,310 22,800 11,500 102.0 30.75 31.85
Construction trades helpers and labourers 10,910 22,330 11,420 105.0 18.90 21.40
Light duty cleaners 8,720 16,880 8,160 93.5 15.70 16.50
Material handlers 9,010 16,800 7,790 86.5 16.55 17.75
Licensed practical nurses 3,600 10,140 6,550 182.0 25.15 26.35
Source(s):
Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (5217), table 14-10-0356-01.
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