Job prospects Early Childhood Educator Assistant near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Early childhood educators and assistants near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as an early childhood educator assistant.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

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

early childhood educator assistant
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many 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 Early childhood educators and assistants in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 15,050 people work in this occupation.
  • Early childhood educators and assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 87%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 8%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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