Wages were very good in the health sector in Nipissing District during May.
The sector occupied the highest hourly wages according to the Labour Market Group.
$50 an hour was what a registered nurse working with Plan A Healthcare Staffing Solutions could earn in May.
The same company was offering registered practical nurses $33 an hour.
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit was looking for a public health inspector and was willing to pay $39.84 an hour.
Sykes Assistance Services was also on the lookout for a registered nurse and the job paid $34 an hour.
Fifth on the list was the West Nipissing General Hospital which was paying $31.87 for a medical laboratory technologist.
The highest paying job in May was posted by the Union of Ontario Indians where it was paying $107,128 for a Chief Executive Officer.
Second on the list of top paying posted jobs in May was $65,656 for a vocational rehabilitation specialist at the March of Dimes followed by the Nipissing DSSAB which was looking for a housing program building analyst and the right person for that job would make $63,497 a year.
In the area of the top three occupational sectors, sales and service topped the list of employers looking for people with the industry accounting for 32.4 of all job postings.
Employers in this area were looking mostly for retail sales clerks or call centre agents.
Business, finance and administration was the second top industry sector with 23.3 percent of the job postings during May.
One of the sections that stood out in this department was the need for 60 survey interviewers.
Holding down third place among the top industry sectors in Nipissing was the need for trades, transportation and equipment operators.
Among the positions employers needed filling in this sector were vacancies for 23 bus and truck drivers.
Another 17 jobs were available in the trades and construction field.