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Licensed practical nurses  (NOC 3233)
Red Deer Region
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Licensed practical nurses in Red Deer Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Red Deer Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15

The employment outlook will be good for Licensed practical nurses (NOC 3233) in the Red Deer region for the 2017-2019 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.
  • Employment in this occupation has increased significantly in recent years to meet the needs of the province's growing and ageing population. Over the 2017-2019 forecast period, provincial plans to build new care facilities and upgrade existing ones will continue to support employment growth.

    Here are some key facts about Licensed practical nurses in the Red Deer region:

    • Approximately 520 people work in this occupation.
    • Licensed practical nurses mainly work in the following sectors:
      • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 65%
      • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 29%
Please consult the Alberta and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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