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Professional, Scientific & Technical Services on Vancouver Island

Lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers, designers, computer and management consultants, scientists, and other professionals are representative of this sector. Most professionals in this industry operate in the private sector. Wages for individuals working in this sector are typically higher than the provincial averages. Although not restricted geographically, professional, scientific, and technical services on Vancouver Island are clustered in the two largest population centres of Victoria and Nanaimo.

For information on employment, wages and the number of businesses in this sector, consult recent editions of VIEA’s State of the Island Economic Report.