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 Nov 06 - Nov 10, 2017
- Amilia, an event management software developer, has announced a $10M investment in commercializing its new product. Financial assistance from the Government of Quebec will create 29 jobs in Montréal by 2019. (available in French only)
- IBM has announced the official opening of its Client Innovation Centre (CIC) in Montréal. The centre already employs 120 people and aims to hire 130 more workers by the end of 2018 with the goal of creating an additional 500 positions in four years.
- TrackTik, a Montréal-based personnel management company in the field of security, has announced a $7M investment from the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. The company aims to hire up to 70 people to increase its expansion. (available in French only)
- Stradigi, a Montréal-based company specializing in software development in the health care, sports, and social platform fields, expects to hire 30 people for its new applied research laboratory by 2019 (available in French only)
- Facebook Inc. announced, in collaboration with other partners, the opening of an artificial intelligence research laboratory in Montréal. About 10 research positions will be created. (available in French only)
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