Job prospects Superintendent Of Education Programs In Public Schools in British Columbia

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "superintendent of education programs in public schools" was moved from the group School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education (NOC 0422) to the group School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education (NOC 40021).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "superintendent of education programs in public schools" in British Columbia or Canada.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

superintendent of education programs in public schools
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education (NOC 0422) in British Columbia for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few 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 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education in British Columbia:

  • Approximately 4,600 people work in this occupation.
  • School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Elementary and secondary schools (NAICS 6111): more than 95%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 94% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 6% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 75% of school principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education work all year, while 25% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 40 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 48% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 52% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: n/a
    • high school diploma or equivalent: less than 5% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 6% compared to 23% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 18% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 76% compared to 10% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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