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Editors  (NOC 5122)
Ottawa Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Editors in Ottawa Region

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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) 2016-04-15

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.
  • 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

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