Job prospects Home Child Care Provider in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) are fair in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a home child care provider.

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 Manitoba

home child care provider
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) in Manitoba for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Despite the recent employment losses in this sector during the pandemic, the number of child care workers is expected to grow, in response to the planned investment in the 2021 federal budget for a new Canada-wide early learning and child care plan.

Here are some key facts about Home child care providers in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 900 people work in this occupation.
  • Home child care providers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 62%
    • Private households (NAICS 814): 22%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 14%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 71% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 29% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 56% of home child care providers work all year, while 44% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 37% of home child care providers are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Parklands Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southeast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southwest Region Good Good
    Winnipeg Region Good Good
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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