Job prospects Psychologist in the Kitchener–Waterloo–Barrie Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Psychologists in the Kitchener–Waterloo–Barrie 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

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Psychologists (NOC 4151) in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie 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 Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region:

  • Approximately 910 people work in this occupation.
  • Psychologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 62%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 16%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 13%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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