Job outlooks for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers

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Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (4165)

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Newfoundland and LabradorFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Newfoundland and Labrador 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:

  • Approximately 300 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 25%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 22%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 10%
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 10%
    • Religious, grant-making, civic, and professional and similar organizations (NAICS 813): 10%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 86% compared to 84% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 14% compared to 16% for all occupations
  • 72% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 28% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 6% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Avalon Peninsula Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Avalon Peninsula region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Avalon Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 210 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 31%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 20%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 14%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 12%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

South Coast–Burin Peninsula Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

West Coast–Northern Peninsula–Labrador Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Prince Edward IslandFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Prince Edward Island for the 2021-2023 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 150 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 32%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 32%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 27%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 81% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 19% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 74% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 26% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations.
  • 13% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.

Nova ScotiaGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Nova Scotia for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 850 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 26%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 14%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 13%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 11%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 10%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 84% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 16% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 71% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 29% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 27 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 9% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Cape Breton Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Halifax Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Halifax region for the 2021-2023 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 670 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 36%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 10%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 9%
North Shore Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Southern Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

New BrunswickGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 400 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 26%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 20%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 9%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 6%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 86% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 14% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 67% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 33% 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 32 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • 6% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Campbellton–Miramichi Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Edmundston–Woodstock Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Fredericton–Oromocto Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Fredericton - Oromocto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Fredericton - Oromocto region:

  • Approximately 130 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 45%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 17%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 10%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 9%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
Moncton–Richibucto Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Moncton - Richibucto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Moncton - Richibucto region:

  • Approximately 160 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 40%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 11%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 10%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 9%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
Saint John–St. Stephen Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Saint John - St. Stephen region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Saint John - St. Stephen region:

  • Approximately 60 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 28%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 22%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 16%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 14%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 11%

QuebecGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Québec for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in Québec:

  • Approximately 5,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 30%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 18%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 8%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 8%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 88% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 12% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 66% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 34% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 33 weeks for all occupations.
  • 6% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Capitale-Nationale Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Capitale-Nationale region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Capitale-Nationale region:

  • Approximately 750 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 45%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 22%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 14%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 8%
Centre-du-Québec Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Centre-du-Québec region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Centre-du-Québec region:

  • Approximately 80 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 26%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 23%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 19%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 17%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 15%
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Chaudière - Appalaches region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Chaudière - Appalaches region:

  • Approximately 220 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 46%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 16%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 14%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 12%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 5%
Côte-Nord Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions:

  • Approximately 60 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 56%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 15%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 14%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 11%
Estrie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Estrie region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Estrie region:

  • Approximately 220 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 64%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
    • Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 6%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 6%
Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Lanaudière Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Lanaudière region for the 2021-2023 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Lanaudière region:

  • Approximately 300 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 60%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 12%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 8%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
Laurentides Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Laurentides region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions. Part of this growth is attributable to the recovery of losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 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.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Laurentides region:

  • Approximately 130 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 32%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 21%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 7%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 5%
Laval Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal, including the Laval region, for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the census metropolitan area of Montréal, including the Laval region:

  • Approximately 3,400 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 45%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 25%
Mauricie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Mauricie region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Mauricie region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 41%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 16%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 9%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
Montréal Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the census metropolitan area of Montréal:

  • Approximately 3,400 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 45%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 25%
Montérégie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Montérégie region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Montérégie region:

  • Approximately 870 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 30%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 29%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 6%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 5%
Nord-du-Québec Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions:

  • Approximately 60 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 56%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 15%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 14%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 11%
Outaouais Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Outaouais region for the 2021-2023 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Outaouais region:

  • Approximately 390 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 60%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 22%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean region:

  • Approximately 60 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 21%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 20%
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 14%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 14%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 12%

OntarioGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Ontario for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Ontario region:

  • Approximately 24,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 20%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 15%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 14%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 14%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 87% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 13% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 71% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 29% work only part of the year, compared to 63% and 37% 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.
  • 7% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Hamilton–Niagara Peninsula Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 1,840 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 50%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 12%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 7%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 7%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 6%
Kingston–Pembroke Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Kingston - Pembroke region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Kingston - Pembroke region:

  • Approximately 700 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 33%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 19%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 13%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 12%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 12%
Kitchener–Waterloo–Barrie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region:

  • Approximately 1,170 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 46%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 11%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 9%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 6%
London Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the London region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the London region:

  • Approximately 860 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 56%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 20%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 10%
Muskoka–Kawarthas Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Muskoka - Kawarthas region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Muskoka - Kawarthas region:

  • Approximately 270 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 42%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 16%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 13%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 12%
    • Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 8%
Northeast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Northeast region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Northeast region:

  • Approximately 500 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 44%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 23%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
Northwest Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Northwest region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Northwest region:

  • Approximately 300 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 55%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 26%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 7%
Ottawa Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Ottawa region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Ottawa region:

  • Approximately 6,030 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 55%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 21%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 10%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 6%
Stratford–Bruce Peninsula Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Stratford - Bruce Peninsula region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Stratford - Bruce Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 180 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 60%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 22%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 6%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 5%
Toronto Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Toronto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 12,370 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 43%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 17%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 9%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 7%
Windsor-Sarnia Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Windsor - Sarnia region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Windsor - Sarnia region:

  • Approximately 400 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 52%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 12%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 6%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 5%

ManitobaGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Manitoba for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • 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.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 1,450 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 25%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 17%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 15%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 9%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 84% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 16% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 70% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 30% 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 32 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 7% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Interlake Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Interlake region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Interlake region:

  • Approximately 100 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 61%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 30%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
North Central Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

North Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the North region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the North region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 79%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 8%
Parklands Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Parklands region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Parklands region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 79%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 8%
South Central Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Southeast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Southeast region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Southeast region:

  • Approximately 130 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 43%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 24%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 18%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
Southwest Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Winnipeg Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Winnipeg region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Winnipeg region:

  • Approximately 950 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 46%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 12%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 10%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 9%

SaskatchewanGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Saskatchewan for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 750 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 33%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 15%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 12%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 7%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 88% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 12% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 73% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 27% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 36 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 6% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Northern Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Northern region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Northern region:

  • Approximately 130 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 75%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 13%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 7%
Prince Albert Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Prince Albert region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Prince Albert region:

  • Approximately 130 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 75%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 13%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 7%
Regina–Moose Mountain Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Regina - Moose Mountain region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Regina - Moose Mountain region:

  • Approximately 330 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 48%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 24%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 6%
Saskatoon–Biggar Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Saskatoon - Biggar region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Saskatoon - Biggar region:

  • Approximately 250 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 52%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 14%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 10%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 5%
Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Yorkton–Melville Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

AlbertaGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Alberta for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 4,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 25%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 22%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 10%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 9%
    • Universities (NAICS 6113): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 85% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 15% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 68% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 32% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 9% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region for the 2021-2023 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region:

  • Approximately 150 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 52%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 18%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 10%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House region for the 2021-2023 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House region:

  • Approximately 150 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 52%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 18%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 10%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
Calgary Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Calgary region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 1,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 60%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 6%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 6%
Camrose–Drumheller Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Camrose - Drumheller region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Camrose - Drumheller region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 46%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 41%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 13%
Edmonton Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Edmonton region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 1,870 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 51%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 12%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 7%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 5%
Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region for the 2021-2023 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 48%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 12%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 10%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 7%
Red Deer Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Red Deer region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Red Deer region:

  • Approximately 130 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 60%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 22%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 13%
Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

British ColumbiaGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in British Columbia for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 5,250 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 20%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 20%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 18%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 12%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 79% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 21% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 64% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 36% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 32 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 15% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Cariboo Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Cariboo region for the 2021-2023 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Cariboo region:

  • Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 80%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 11%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 9%
Kootenay Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2021-2023 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 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 3,230 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 46%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 21%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 7%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 6%
Nechako Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

North Coast Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Northeast Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Thompson–Okanagan Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Thompson - Okanagan region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 390 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 44%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 19%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 12%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 12%
Vancouver Island and Coast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:

  • Approximately 1,330 people work in this occupation.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 38%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 33%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 6%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 5%

Yukon TerritoryGood

The employment outlook will be good for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Yukon for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • 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.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Yukon region:

  • Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 60%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 17%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 13%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 11%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 86% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 14% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.

Northwest TerritoriesLimited

The employment outlook will be limited for Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165) in Northwest Territories for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers in the Northwest Territories region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 60%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 17%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 13%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 11%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 83% compared to 86% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 17% compared to 14% for all occupations
  • 56% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers work all year, while 44% 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 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • 11% of health policy researchers, consultants and program officers are self-employed compared to an average of 6% for all occupations.

NunavutUndetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

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