Job prospects Chief Of Operating Area in British Columbia

Job opportunities for Managers in health care (NOC 0311) are good in British Columbia over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a chief of operating area.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

chief of operating area
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Managers in health care (NOC 0311) in British Columbia for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several 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 Managers in health care in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 4,100 people work in this occupation.
  • Managers in health care mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 41%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 34%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 15%
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 75% of managers in health care work all year, while 25% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 9% of managers in health care are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Cariboo Region Good Good
    Kootenay Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Good Good
    Nechako Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Coast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Northeast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Thompson–Okanagan Region Good Good
    Vancouver Island and Coast Region Good Good
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Managers in health care (NOC 0311) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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