Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Montréal Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Editors (NOC 5122) in the Montreal census metropolitan area.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Editors in the Montreal census metropolitan area:
- Approximately 2,510 people work in this occupation.
- Editors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 54%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 16%
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 9%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 6% compared to 13% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 70% compared to 70% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 24% compared to 17% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jun 12 - Jun 16, 2017
- eStruxture, which operates a Montréal-based cloud computing centre, is implementing its new Canada-wide platform and acquiring Netelligent Services after raising $80M from investors
- Micro Logic, a Quebec supplier of IT services for the business market, is opening a Montréal office and plans to hire about 75 employees over the next three years (available in French only)
- La Presse, the daily newspaper, has announced the end of its print edition as of January 2018, causing a loss of 49 jobs in Montréal (available in French only)
- Reflector Entertainment, a new digital product creation and development studio located in Montréal, will open in 2019. In total, 150 workers are expected to be hired. (available in French only)
- Electronic Arts, a video game developer, has announced an investment of $500M over 10 years in Montréal and plans on creating 500 jobs during the same period (available in French only)
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