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Editors  (NOC 5122)
Ottawa Region
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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

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Table on the employment potential for Editors in Ottawa Region as well as in the rest of the Ontario.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Ottawa Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 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 growth is expected to be strong.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Federal government departments, which have a strong presence in this region, also account for a significantly higher share of employment of these workers than in all other areas of Ontario. 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 800 people work in this occupation.
  • Editors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 72%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 18%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 6%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 8% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 61% compared to 68% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 31% compared to 18% for all occupations
Please consult the Ontario and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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