Job prospects Early Childhood Educator Assistant in New Brunswick

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

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in New Brunswick

early childhood educator assistant
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) in New Brunswick for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate 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 Early childhood educators and assistants in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 5,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Early childhood educators and assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 90%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 80% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 20% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 54% of early childhood educators and assistants work all year, while 46% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • 12% of early childhood educators and assistants are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.

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

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    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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