Job prospects Psychologist in the Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Psychologists in the Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region. These trends also apply to people working as a psychologist.

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.

Recent trends

Labour shortage

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Psychologists (NOC 4151) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several 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 Psychologists in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region:

  • Approximately 130 people work in this occupation.
  • Psychologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 49%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 18%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 10%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 10%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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