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Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities  (NOC 4215)
Laval Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities in Laval Region

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Provincial Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities in Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Québec Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities (NOC 4215) in Quebec.

This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:

  • Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
  • A small number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities in Quebec:

  • Approximately 4,450 people work in this occupation.
  • Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 41%
    • Elementary and secondary schools (NAICS 6111): 34%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 12%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 7%
  • 48% of Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities work all year, while 52% work only part of the year, compared to 63% and 37% respectively among all occupations.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 13% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 79% compared to 69% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 9% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 16% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 84% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 5% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 74% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: 15% compared to 15% for all occupations
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations

Table on the employment potential for Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities in Laval Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Capitale-Nationale Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Centre-du-Québec Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Côte-Nord Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Estrie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Lanaudière Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Laurentides Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Laval Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Mauricie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Montérégie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Montréal Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Nord-du-Québec Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Outaouais Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

What percentage of people in this occupation are self-employed?

This occupation (Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities) is part of a larger group called Paralegals, Social Services Workers and Occupations in Education and Religion, n.e.c. (NOC 421). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), 22% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 13%.

What proportion of people in this occupation work full-time?

This occupation (Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities) is part of a larger group called Paralegals, Social Services Workers and Occupations in Education and Religion, n.e.c. (NOC 421). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), 80% of workers in this group worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.

What is the proportion of women working in this occupation?

According to the National Household Survey (2011), women represented 84% of workers in this occupation compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.

What percentage of people in this occupation are members of a union?

This occupation (Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities) is part of a larger group called Paralegals, Social Services Workers and Occupations in Education and Religion, n.e.c. (NOC 421). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), the unionization rate for this group was 51%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 40%.

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