Job prospects Dentist in Prince Edward Island

Job opportunities for Dentists (NOC 3113) are good in Prince Edward Island over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a dentist.

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 Prince Edward Island

dentist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Dentists (NOC 3113) in Prince Edward Island for the 2019-2021 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.

Here are some key facts about Dentists in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Dentists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621):more than 95%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 88% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 13% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 56% of dentists work all year, while 44% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 44 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
  • 81% of dentists are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.
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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for Dentists (NOC 3113) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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