Pickle Lake’s major employers are Wasaya Airlines, North Star Air, the Northern Store and the Ministry of Natural Resources, as well as several institutional establishments. As a result, employment is found largely in the service and transportation sectors.
In Pickle Lake, the mining industry continues to explore new opportunities with the hope of a new mine opening soon. Skilled workers are in high demand in Pickle Lake. Additional employment opportunities can be found in the retail and hospitality sectors in the various stores, financial institutions, hotels and garages located in and around Pickle Lake.