Job prospects Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.) near Fredericton (NB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Licensed practical nurses near Fredericton (NB). These trends also apply to people working as a licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.).

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

licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Licensed practical nurses (NOC 3233) in the Fredericton - Oromocto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Licensed practical nurses in the Fredericton - Oromocto region:

  • Approximately 390 people work in this occupation.
  • Licensed practical nurses mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 49%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 42%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 9%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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