Job prospects for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)

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Occupation

Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) ( 3219 )

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Newfoundland and LabradorFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in Newfoundland and Labrador for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:

  • Approximately 700 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 79%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 16%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 80% compared to 84% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 20% compared to 16% for all occupations
  • 73% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) work all year, while 27% 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 29 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Avalon Peninsula region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Avalon Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 390 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 75%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 22%
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions:

  • Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 74%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 21%
South Coast–Burin Peninsula Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions:

  • Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 74%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 21%
West Coast–Northern Peninsula–Labrador Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the West Coast - Northern Peninsula - Labrador region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the West Coast - Northern Peninsula - Labrador region:

  • Approximately 100 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 71%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 24%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 6%

Prince Edward IslandFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in Prince Edward Island for the 2019-2021 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.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 300 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 85%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 14%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 89% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 11% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 89% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) work all year, while 11% 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 30 weeks compared to 27 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) are self-employed compared to an average of 11% for all occupations.

Nova ScotiaGood

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in Nova Scotia 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 1,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 78%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 15%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 81% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 19% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 66% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) work all year, while 34% 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 31 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) are self-employed compared to an average of 9% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Annapolis Valley Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Annapolis Valley 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Annapolis Valley region:

  • Approximately 270 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 67%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 21%
    • Finance, insurance and real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 7%
Cape Breton Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Cape Breton 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Cape Breton region:

  • Approximately 280 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 85%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 12%
Halifax Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Halifax region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 740 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 64%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 25%
North Shore Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the North Shore 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the North Shore region:

  • Approximately 270 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 93%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 7%
Southern Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Southern 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Southern region:

  • Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 67%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 33%

New BrunswickGood

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in New Brunswick for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 1,350 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 77%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 18%
  • 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
  • 70% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) work all year, while 30% 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 28 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Campbellton–Miramichi Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Campbellton - Miramichi region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Campbellton - Miramichi region:

  • Approximately 260 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 75%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 22%
Edmundston–Woodstock Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Edmundston - Woodstock region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Edmundston - Woodstock region:

  • Approximately 150 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 81%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 19%
Fredericton–Oromocto Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Fredericton - Oromocto 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Fredericton - Oromocto region:

  • Approximately 200 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 75%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 22%
Moncton–Richibucto Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Moncton - Richibucto 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Moncton - Richibucto region:

  • Approximately 320 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 83%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 15%
Saint John–St. Stephen Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Saint John - St. Stephen 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Saint John - St. Stephen region:

  • Approximately 280 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 80%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 17%

QuebecGood

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in Québec 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in Québec:

  • Approximately 21,850 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 72%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 19%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 70% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 30% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 66% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) 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 33 weeks compared to 33 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Abitibi - Témiscamingue region 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Abitibi - Témiscamingue region:

  • Approximately 440 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 76%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 24%
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region:

  • Approximately 400 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 72%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 28%
Capitale-Nationale Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Capitale-Nationale region 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Capitale-Nationale region:

  • Approximately 2,370 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 66%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 27%
Centre-du-Québec Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Centre-du-Québec region 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Centre-du-Québec region:

  • Approximately 860 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 73%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 27%
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Chaudière - Appalaches region for the 2019-2021 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Chaudière - Appalaches region:

  • Approximately 1,020 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 74%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 19%
Côte-Nord Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions:

  • Approximately 410 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 69%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 31%
Estrie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Estrie region 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Estrie region:

  • Approximately 900 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 76%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 20%
Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine region:

  • Approximately 310 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 67%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 33%
Lanaudière Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Lanaudière region for the 2019-2021 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Lanaudière region:

  • Approximately 1,620 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 68%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 24%
Laurentides Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Laurentides region for the 2019-2021 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Laurentides region:

  • Approximately 1,610 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 61%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 29%
Laval Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal, including the Laval region, 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal, including the Laval region:

  • Approximately 9,190 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 69%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 22%
Mauricie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Mauricie region for the 2019-2021 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Mauricie region:

  • Approximately 790 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 70%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 22%
Montréal Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal:

  • Approximately 9,190 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 69%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 22%
Montérégie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Montérégie region 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Montérégie region:

  • Approximately 3,840 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 74%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 20%
Nord-du-Québec Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions:

  • Approximately 410 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 69%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 31%
Outaouais Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Outaouais region 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Outaouais region:

  • Approximately 840 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 69%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 25%
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean region for the 2019-2021 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.

Although it is possible to enter this occupation without any previous training, the diploma of vocational studies (DVS) in pharmacy technical assistance, as well as the college diplomas (DEC) in dietary techniques or in orthotics and orthopedic implant techniques are increasingly appreciated assets. Moreover, employers are looking for candidates with one to two years of experience in this field.

Employment growth in this occupation depends on the volume of prescription drugs, the importance of nutrition in medical interventions, the extent of the various fields of practice related to this occupation, population aging and increasing life expectancy. Over the next few years, the trend of delegating more tasks to technicians and assistants is expected to grow and spread to health establishments. The aging of the clientele in the health network and increasing life expectancy will lead to rising demand for dietetics and will boost the demand for orthotics and prosthetics. As these trends are expected to continue, demand for these workers will continue to increase in the medium term.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean region:

  • Approximately 1,170 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 74%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 21%

OntarioUndetermined

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

Regional outlooks

Hamilton–Niagara Peninsula Region Undetermined

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

Kingston–Pembroke Region Undetermined

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

Kitchener–Waterloo–Barrie Region Undetermined

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

London Region Undetermined

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

Muskoka–Kawarthas 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.

Northwest Region Undetermined

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

Ottawa Region Undetermined

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

Stratford–Bruce Peninsula Region Undetermined

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

Toronto Region Undetermined

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

Windsor-Sarnia Region Undetermined

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

ManitobaLimited

The employment outlook will be limited for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in Manitoba for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Not many 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 1,500 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 69%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 17%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 75% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 25% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 70% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) 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 31 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Interlake Region Undetermined

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

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 Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the North region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the North region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 90%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%
Parklands Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Parklands region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Parklands region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 90%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%
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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Southeast region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Southeast region:

  • Approximately 170 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 70%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 26%
Southwest Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Southwest region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Southwest region:

  • Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 82%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 15%
Winnipeg Region Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Winnipeg region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Winnipeg region:

  • Approximately 940 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 57%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 21%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 11%

SaskatchewanGood

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 1,350 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 78%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 14%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 84% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 16% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 65% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) work all year, while 35% 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 29 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Northern Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Northern region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Northern region:

  • Approximately 280 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 92%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 8%
Prince Albert Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Prince Albert region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Prince Albert region:

  • Approximately 280 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 92%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 8%
Regina–Moose Mountain Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Regina - Moose Mountain region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Regina - Moose Mountain region:

  • Approximately 370 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 67%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 33%
Saskatoon–Biggar Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) 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.
  • 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Saskatoon - Biggar region:

  • Approximately 460 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 69%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 17%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 12%
Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Swift Current - Moose Jaw 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Swift Current - Moose Jaw region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 77%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 23%
Yorkton–Melville Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Yorkton - Melville 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Yorkton - Melville region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 84%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 16%

AlbertaFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in Alberta for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 4,950 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 64%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 19%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 74% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 26% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 62% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) work all year, while 38% 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 30 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region:

  • Approximately 370 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 72%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 28%
Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House region:

  • Approximately 370 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 72%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 28%
Calgary Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 1,800 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 62%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 31%
Camrose–Drumheller Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Camrose - Drumheller region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Camrose - Drumheller region:

  • Approximately 270 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 70%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 27%
Edmonton Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 1,710 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 64%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 24%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 6%
Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region:

  • Approximately 370 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 66%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 25%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 7%
Red Deer Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Red Deer region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Red Deer region:

  • Approximately 310 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 52%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 48%
Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region:

  • Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 62%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 23%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 6%

British ColumbiaGood

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in British Columbia 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 6,200 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 75%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 15%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 71% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 29% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 64% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) 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.
  • Less than 5% of other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Cariboo Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Cariboo region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Cariboo region:

  • Approximately 220 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 88%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 12%
Kootenay Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Kootenay region 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Kootenay region:

  • Approximately 130 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 86%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 14%
Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 4,030 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 71%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 21%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 5%
Nechako Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Nechako region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Nechako region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 72%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 28%
North Coast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the North Coast region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the North Coast region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 72%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 28%
Northeast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Northeast region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Northeast region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 84%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 16%
Thompson–Okanagan Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Thompson - Okanagan region 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 640 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 76%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 20%
Vancouver Island and Coast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region for the 2019-2021 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:

  • Approximately 940 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 78%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 19%

Yukon TerritoryUndetermined

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

Northwest TerritoriesUndetermined

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

NunavutUndetermined

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

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