Job prospects Dental Laboratory Assistant near Vancouver (BC)
Explore current and future job prospects for Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a dental laboratory assistant.
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.
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.
The employment outlook will be fair for Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants (NOC 3223) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 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.
Here are some key facts about Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 750 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
- Dental technologists, technicians and laboratory assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 60%
- Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 37%
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