Job prospects Medical Laboratory Technical Assistant in Ontario

Job opportunities for Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants (NOC 3212) are fair in Ontario over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a medical laboratory technical assistant.

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.

Job opportunities in Ontario

medical laboratory technical assistant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants (NOC 3212) in Ontario for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of 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 Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants in the Ontario region:

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