Industry Specific Jobs
This strategic result focuses on new non-retail jobs that are created in the following targeted industries: medical, manufacturing, research and development, bio-science, energy, enabling technologies and professional services.
Primary jobs generally bring new money into a community and are important because they increase the overall wealth of a community. By attracting jobs in targeted industries (primary jobs) the community is helping to increase average wages, which can have a positive impact both directly and indirectly on a range of community issues.
There were 10 new jobs added in targeted industries in August, 2017. Year to date, 43 new jobs in targeted industries have been added, bringing the overall total to 490.