Job prospects Psychologist in the Toronto Region
Explore current and future job prospects for Psychologists in the Toronto 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.
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.
The employment outlook will be fair for Psychologists (NOC 4151) in the Toronto 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.
This region has a large number of schools and other health care facilities, including hospitals and psychologists' clinics, which will help support favourable job opportunities for these professionals.
Here are some key facts about Psychologists in the Toronto region:
- Approximately 4,630 people work in this occupation.
- Psychologists mainly work in the following sectors:
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 73%
- Educational services (NAICS 61): 11%
- Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 10%
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