Job prospects Cardiovascular Technologist in British Columbia

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "cardiovascular technologist" was moved from the group Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. (NOC 3217) to the group Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists (NOC 32123).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "cardiovascular technologist" in British Columbia or Canada.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

cardiovascular technologist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. (NOC 3217) in British Columbia for the 2022-2024 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. in British Columbia:

  • Approximately 400 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 73%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 21%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 57% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 42% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 54% of cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. work all year, while 46% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 27 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 7% of cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists, n.e.c. are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 25% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 75% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: less than 5% compared to 28% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 61% compared to 23% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 18% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 14% compared to 10% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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