Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Receptionists (NOC 1414) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region.
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 is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Receptionists in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 17,670 people work in this occupation.
- Receptionists mainly work in the following sectors:
- Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 41%
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 7%
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 6%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 23% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 60% compared to 69% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 17% compared to 19% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 06 - Nov 10, 2017
- Amazon is expanding its presence in BC by bringing 1,000 new tech jobs to Vancouver. The company plans to double its workforce in the province to 2,000 by 2020.
- The Jackson Lam Adult Day Centre recently opened at the Austin Harris Residence in Richmond. The centre provides day programs for seniors who have physical and cognitive challenges.
- The Teck Acute Care Centre and the BC Women's Urgent Care Centre recently opened on the campus of BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital in Vancouver
- BC Children's Hospital has opened a family immunization clinic. The facility will help in the immunization of children with complex medical conditions, and be a hub for research and support to physicians across the province.
- The Cube, a virtual reality hub, recently opened in Vancouver's Railtown. The new hub aims to help start-up virtual and augmented reality companies grow by providing a workspace and resources.
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