Job prospects Medical Radiation Technologist in Prince Edward Island

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

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 Prince Edward Island

medical radiation technologist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Medical radiation technologists (NOC 3215) in Prince Edward Island for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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 Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Medical radiation technologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 88%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 78% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 22% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 89% of medical radiation technologists work all year, while 11% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 42 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
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