Job prospects Support Services Assistant - Medical near Hamilton (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates near Hamilton (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a support services assistant - medical.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

support services assistant - medical
Outlook over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 13,810 people work in this occupation.
  • Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 72%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 23%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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