Job prospects Post-secondary Research Assistant in the Edmundston–Woodstock Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Post-secondary teaching and research assistants in the Edmundston–Woodstock Region. These trends also apply to people working as a post-secondary research 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.

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

post-secondary research assistant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Post-secondary teaching and research assistants (NOC 4012) in the Edmundston - Woodstock 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.
  • Recent graduates from fields of study related to this occupation have found it easy to find work.

Here are some key facts about Post-secondary teaching and research assistants in the Edmundston - Woodstock region:

  • Approximately 80 people work in this occupation.
  • Post-secondary teaching and research assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Educational services (NAICS 61):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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