Job prospects Pharmacist in the Toronto Region

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 "pharmacist" was moved from the group Pharmacists (NOC 3131) to the group Pharmacists (NOC 31120).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Pharmacists" in the Toronto Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

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

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

pharmacist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Pharmacists (NOC 3131) in the Toronto region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many 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 Pharmacists in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 8,550 people work in this occupation.
  • Pharmacists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 76%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 16%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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Labour Market Information Survey
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