Job prospects Early Childhood Educator Assistant in the Saskatoon–Biggar Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Early childhood educators and assistants in the Saskatoon–Biggar Region. These trends also apply to people working as an early childhood educator assistant.

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 Assessment Methodology

Job prospects

early childhood educator assistant
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) in the Saskatoon - Biggar region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several 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 Saskatoon - Biggar region:

  • Approximately 2,210 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): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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