Job prospects University Professor in the Edmonton Region

Explore current and future job prospects for University professors and lecturers in the Edmonton Region. These trends also apply to people working as an university professor.

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
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The employment outlook will be good for University professors and lecturers (NOC 4011) in the Edmonton 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.

Here are some key facts about University professors and lecturers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 3,840 people work in this occupation.
  • University professors and lecturers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Educational services (NAICS 61):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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