Job prospects Medical Receptionist in Yukon

Job opportunities for Receptionists (NOC 1414) are fair in Yukon over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a medical receptionist.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Yukon

medical receptionist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Receptionists (NOC 1414) in Yukon for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Receptionists are mostly employed in the Territory’s healthcare and social assistance industry, which was negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Offices of physicians, dentists and other health practitioners were intermittently closed due to health restrictions during the pandemic. Advancements in technology, including automated telephone answering services will continue to limit employment for this occupation, particularly for telephone operators included in this group.

Here are some key facts about Receptionists in the Yukon region:

  • Approximately 250 people work in this occupation.
  • Receptionists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 29%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 13%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 11%
    • Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33): 11%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 11%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 76% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 24% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 57% of receptionists work all year, while 43% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 22 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Receptionists (NOC 1414) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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