Types of Jobs

St. John's offers a variety of employment options. As the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's is the main centre for government, education and commerce. The City is home to the seat of government for Newfoundland and Labrador, the main campus of Memorial University and three major hosiptals. St. John's is also the centre of activity for the province's offshore energy sector and innovative ocean technology industry.

Top Five Industries by Employment, St. John's Metro Area, 2019Working with remotely operated vehicles in St. John's

Industry Total Employed
Health care and social assistance 19,000
Wholesale and retail trade 16,700
Public Administration 11,200
Educational Services 9,400
Accommodation and food services 9,100