Job prospects Psychologist near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Psychologists near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a psychologist.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

psychologist
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Psychologists (NOC 4151) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 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.

Here are some key facts about Psychologists in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 1,870 people work in this occupation.
  • Psychologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 58%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 20%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 14%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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