Job prospects Licensed Dental Therapist near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Dental hygienists and dental therapists near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a licensed dental therapist.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

licensed dental therapist
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Dental hygienists and dental therapists (NOC 3222) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 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.

Here are some key facts about Dental hygienists and dental therapists in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 5,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Dental hygienists and dental therapists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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