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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 May 11 - May 15, 2015
  • The provincial government will close the Dayspring Children's Centre in Bridgewater, and move the services for children at risk to Truro. According to the government, retention of staff had been a challenge for the centre, which employed 15 workers.
Week of May 04 - May 08, 2015
  • ProEdge Sports Conditioning Ltd. has hired seven new employees, all certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The Bedford-based business may hire three to six more trainers by the end of 2015.
  • According to the Nova Scotia Health Authority, 92% of provincial nursing graduates in 2014 have full-time jobs in the province, and a large number of nurses will retire over the next 10 years
Week of Apr 13 - Apr 17, 2015 Week of Mar 23 - Mar 27, 2015
  • The Cape Breton District Health Authority indicates that while there are particular shortages of emergency room and family doctors in the region, there are vacancies in every area of physician practice. The authority continues to actively advertise and recruit to fill positions.
Please consult the Annapolis Valley Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.