Job prospects Home Child Care Provider in New Brunswick

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

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.

Job opportunities in New Brunswick

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 New Brunswick for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

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

  • Approximately 500 people work in this occupation.
  • Home child care providers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 50%
    • Private households (NAICS 814): 45%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 70% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 30% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 57% of home child care providers work all year, while 43% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • 44% of home child care providers are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Campbellton–Miramichi Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Edmundston–Woodstock Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Fredericton–Oromocto Fair Fair
    Moncton–Richibucto Region Fair Fair
    Saint John–St. Stephen Region Fair Fair
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    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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