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College and Other Vocational Instructors  (NOC 4131)
Edmonton Region
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Outlook & Prospects for College and Other Vocational Instructors in Edmonton Region

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.

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Table on the employment potential for College and Other Vocational Instructors in Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Alberta Fair   (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

Table on the employment potential for College and Other Vocational Instructors in Edmonton Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Calgary Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Camrose--Drumheller Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Edmonton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Red Deer Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

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

The data from the Labour Force Survey (2013) regarding the proportion of people in this occupation who were self-employed are not sufficiently reliable to be published.

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

According to the Labour Force Survey (2013), 82% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 84% for all occupations.

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%.

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