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Medical Secretaries  (NOC 1243)
Annapolis Valley Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Medical Secretaries in Annapolis Valley 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 Nova Scotia.

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Table on the employment potential for Medical Secretaries in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2014-05-15

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Medical Secretaries (NOC 1243) in Nova Scotia. Compared with all other occupations, more job openings are expected as a result of workers retiring. However, this will be offset by weaker than average employment growth.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Nova Scotia was 47 years and 15% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 1,200 people worked in this occupation in 2013.

Table on the employment potential for Medical Secretaries in Annapolis Valley Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Sep 01 - Sep 05, 2014 Week of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014 Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014 Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014
  • According to the Nova Scotia Nurses Union, registered nurses in Nova Scotia are, on average, the oldest in Canada and anyone who graduates from qualified nursing programs in the province has a good chance of getting a job because of the demand
Please consult the Annapolis Valley Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.