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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Edmonton Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers (NOC 4142) in the Edmonton region.
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 strong.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers in the Edmonton region:
- Approximately 9,810 people work in this occupation.
- Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Educational services (NAICS 61): more than 95%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 15% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 79% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 17% compared to 17% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- Enrollment in Edmonton's public and catholic schools reached new highs, based on the official count of students on September 30, 2016. The student numbers exceeded projections in both school divisions.
- 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
- Edmonton Catholic School board is planning to hire about 75 staff, including nearly 60 teachers, to accommodate growth in student numbers this year
- 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
- The Government of Canada is providing $75M to the University of Alberta's Future Energy Systems Research Institute in Edmonton
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