Job prospects Registered Animal Health Technologist near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a registered animal health technologist.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

registered animal health technologist
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians (NOC 3213) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest 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 Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 1,900 people work in this occupation.
  • Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 92%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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