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Editors  (NOC 5122)
Cape Breton 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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

questionUndetermined : UndeterminedLimited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Editors in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia 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 Nova Scotia.

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

Here are some key facts about Editors in Nova Scotia:

  • Approximately 300 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Editors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 53%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 9%
    • Business support services (NAICS 5614): 7%
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 7%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 6%
  • 67% of Editors work all year, while 33% work only part of the year, compared to 65% and 35% respectively among all occupations.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 7% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 61% compared to 67% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 32% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 51% compared to 51% for all occupations
    • Women: 49% compared to 49% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: n/a
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 7% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 11% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: 37% compared to 16% for all occupations
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 35% compared to 9% for all occupations

Table on the employment potential for Editors in Cape Breton Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Please consult the Cape Breton Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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