Job prospects Physiotherapist near Montréal (QC)

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Physiotherapists" near Montréal (QC) or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour shortage

Over the past few years (2020-2022), there was a labour shortage for Physiotherapists near Montréal (QC). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be good for Physiotherapists (NOC 31202) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal for the 2023-2025 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.

The demand for physiotherapy is driven primarily by population growth and aging. The importance given to the health and rehabilitation of people with functional limitations is also driving the demand.

In an effort to improve access to primary care and support medical teams, some family medicine groups and physician offices are increasingly adding members of this profession.

In Quebec, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree and membership in the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ) are required to practice this profession.

While the employment outlook for this occupation is good at the provincial level, it will be moderate in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region.

Here are some key facts about Physiotherapists in the census metropolitan area of Montréal:

  • Approximately 2,950 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Physiotherapists across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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