Job prospects Early Childhood Educator Assistant in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) are good in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an early childhood educator 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 Manitoba

early childhood educator assistant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) in Manitoba for the 2019-2021 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Early childhood educators and assistants in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 9,750 people work in this occupation.
  • Early childhood educators and assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 89%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 74% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 26% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 53% of early childhood educators and assistants work all year, while 47% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 6% of early childhood educators and assistants are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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