Outlook Speech Therapist near Toronto, ON

Find key facts and figures about working as a speech therapist throughout the Toronto Region. The following information is applicable to all Audiologists and speech-language pathologists (NOC 3141).

Audiologists diagnose, evaluate and treat individuals with peripheral and central hearing loss, tinnitus and balance problems. Speech-language pathologists diagnose, assess and treat human communication View more about speech therapist

Job outlook for Audiologists and speech-language pathologists in Toronto Region

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The employment outlook will be good for Audiologists and speech-language pathologists (NOC 3141) in the Toronto region for the 2017-2019 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
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The large number of offices of health practitioners, hospitals, and elementary and secondary schools will support job opportunities in this region.

Here are some key facts about Audiologists and speech-language pathologists in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 2,200 people work in this occupation.
  • Audiologists and speech-language pathologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 65%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 24%
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