Job prospects Medical Radiation Technologist in New Brunswick

Job opportunities for Medical radiation technologists (NOC 3215) are good in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a medical radiation technologist.

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Job opportunities in New Brunswick

medical radiation technologist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Medical radiation technologists (NOC 3215) in New Brunswick 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 Medical radiation technologists in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 600 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Medical radiation technologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 79%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 13%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 87% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 13% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 71% of medical radiation technologists work all year, while 29% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 36 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

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    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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