Lytton’s economy is diverse, ranging from opportunities and investments in tourism, cultural heritage, agriculture, energy, natural resources, transportation, and community services.
Year-round employment is available at government offices, schools, the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railways, the Kwoiek Creek Power Project, St. Bartholomew’s Health Centre, and the local RCMP detachment, as well as jobs in the fields of hospitality, highway maintenance and social services.
St. Bartholomew’s Health Centre is the medical clinic downtown on Main Street which also offers emergency on-call care during evenings and weekends. In the same building complex, there is a pharmacy and Spintlum Lodge, an assisted-living facility operated by Interior Health.
Seasonal opportunities peak in the summer with nearby organic farmsand wildfire management crews, in addition to local white-water rafting and tourism businesses.
The top employers in town include The Village of Lytton, School District #74 (in Lytton) and Kumsheen Rafting Resort.
The nearest commercial airports are Kamloops Airport in the interior and Abbotsford International Airport towards the coast.