Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Alberta.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Alberta||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for College and Other Vocational Instructors (NOC 4131) in Alberta.
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 College and Other Vocational Instructors in Alberta:
- Approximately 9,950 people work in this occupation.
- College and Other Vocational Instructors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Community colleges and C.E.G.E.P.s (NAICS 6112): 40%
- Other schools and instruction (NAICS 6115-6117): 16%
- 60% of College and Other Vocational Instructors work all year, while 40% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 14% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 70% compared to 68% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 26% compared to 18% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 52% compared to 54% for all occupations
- Women: 48% compared to 46% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 13% for all occupations
- High school diploma or equivalent: 10% compared to 26% for all occupations
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 11% compared to 12% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 23% compared to 25% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 28% compared to 17% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 26% compared to 7% for all occupations
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Calgary Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Camrose--Drumheller Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Red Deer Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
What is the proportion of women working in this occupation?
According to the National Household Survey (2011), women represented 48% of workers in this occupation compared to the average of 46% for all occupations.
What percentage of people in this occupation are members of a union?
This occupation (College and Other Vocational Instructors) is part of a larger group called College and Other Vocational Instructors (NOC 413). According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), the unionization rate for this group was 51%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 23%.
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- September 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 242 KB)
- August 2016 | (PDF, 218 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 510 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 234 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 228 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 214 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 248 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 541 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 591 KB)
- June 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 591 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 607KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
Week of Oct 03 - Oct 07, 2016
- The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton found a drop in registrations for welding and rig technician courses compared to previous years, and a broader decline in trade apprentices
- Portage College recently opened a new hair salon to the public at the Lac La Biche Campus. The move allows students in the Hairstyling Program to work with real clients.
Week of Sep 26 - Sep 30, 2016
Week of Sep 19 - Sep 23, 2016
- Edmonton Catholic School board is planning to hire about 75 staff, including nearly 60 teachers, to accommodate growth in student numbers this year
- Bow Valley College is planning to expand to a larger venue in Strathmore and will offer more courses as well as programs
- The Government of Alberta is launching the Self-Employment Training Program for entrepreneurs. Approximately $1.9M will be allocated to the program for 2016-17 in partnership with the federal government.
- Edmonton Public Schools plans to increase the number of pre-kindergarten programs for children with cognitive challenges from 19 school sites to 33 over the next three years
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