Job outlook General Practitioner (GP) near Edmonton (AB)

Job opportunities for General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 3112) are good near Edmonton (AB) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a general practitioner (GP).

Job opportunities near Edmonton (AB)

general practitioner (GP)
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 3112) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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 General practitioners and family physicians in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 3,260 people work in this occupation.
  • General practitioners and family physicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 93%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 6%

Job opportunities in Alberta

Good

The job outlook for a general practitioner (GP) working in Alberta is good over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 3112) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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