Job prospects Post-secondary Research Assistant in the Kingston–Pembroke Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Post-secondary teaching and research assistants in the Kingston–Pembroke 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

Labour surplus

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was poor over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more workers available than job openings.

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 Kingston - Pembroke 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 Post-secondary teaching and research assistants in the Kingston - Pembroke region:

  • Approximately 1,620 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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