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Medical administrative assistants  (NOC 1243)
Annapolis Valley Region
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Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

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Table on the employment potential for Medical administrative assistants in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15

The employment outlook will be fair for Medical administrative assistants (NOC 1243) in Nova Scotia for the 2017-2019 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Medical administrative assistants in the Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 1,650 people work in this occupation.
  • Medical administrative assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 79%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 16%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 95% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 77% of medical administrative assistants work all year, while 23% work only part of the year, compared to 65% and 35% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 39 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • Table on the employment potential for Medical administrative assistants in Annapolis Valley Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
    Location Employment Potential Release Date
    Annapolis Valley Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    Cape Breton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    North Shore Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    Southern Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Please consult the Annapolis Valley Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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