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Editors  (NOC 5122)
Montréal Region
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Information on the 3-Year Employment Outlooks for certain occupational groupings is not currently available on Job Bank. Until the completion of the analysis based on the 2011 National Occupational Classification is complete in December 2016, please consult the Open Data website or contact the Labour Market Information Division ( NC-LMI-IMT-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca ) to obtain further information for occupations for which outlooks are not currently available.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Editors in Montréal Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Montréal Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Editors (NOC 5122) in the Montreal census metropolitan area.

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 weak.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Editors in the census metropolitan area of Montreal:

  • Approximately 2,140 people work in this occupation.
  • Editors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 55%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 16%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 6% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 70% compared to 70% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 24% compared to 17% for all occupations

Please consult the Québec and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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