Outlook Speech Therapist near Toronto, ON

Job outlook in Canada

We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for Audiologists and speech-language pathologists (NOC 3141) in Canada over the next 10 years.

Job outlook in Ontario Good

Job outlook by economic region
Location Job outlook
Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region Good Good
Kingston - Pembroke Region Good Good
Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region Good Good
London Region Good Good
Muskoka-Kawarthas Region Good Good
Northeast Region Good Good
Northwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
Ottawa Region Good Good
Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region Undetermined Undetermined
Toronto Region Good Good
Windsor-Sarnia Region Good Good

Job outlook near Toronto, ON Good

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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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