Job prospects Veterinarian near Ottawa (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Veterinarians near Ottawa (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a veterinarian.

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.

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Veterinarians (NOC 3114) in the Ottawa 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.

Here are some key facts about Veterinarians in the Ottawa region:

  • Approximately 570 people work in this occupation.
  • Veterinarians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 75%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 13%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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