Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
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|
|Ottawa Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Editors (NOC 5122) in the Ottawa 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 is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Given the large presence of the public sector, more than 14% of editors in the provincial labour force were found in this region. Individuals with a proficiency in English and French will likely have improved job prospects in this area.
Here are some key facts about Editors in the Ottawa region:
- Approximately 1,270 people work in this occupation region.
- Editors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 34%
- Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 32%
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 11%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 7% compared to 14% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 62% compared to 68% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 31% compared to 18% for all occupations
Please refer to the Ontario tab for more information related to occupational trends.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 18 - Jul 22, 2016
- PiiComm Inc., a provider of mobility solutions, opened its third office in the greater Ottawa region, allowing the company to expand capacity by over 40%
- Assent Compliance Inc. a compliance and data software provider headquartered in Ottawa, received a $20M private investment to invest in its business platforms and hire 100 new positions
- The Government of Canada is investing up to $750,000 in Kanata-based Martello Technologies Corporation to improve and develop software. The project is expected to create nine jobs and maintain 12 full-time jobs.
- DragonWave Inc., a networking systems provider, has cut a quarter of its overall workforce, including approximately a dozen jobs at its Ottawa headquarters
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