Job prospects Home Child Care Provider in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) are limited in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a home child care provider.

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

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

home child care provider
Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be limited for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) in Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Home child care providers in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 1,000 people work in this occupation.
  • Home child care providers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 75%
    • Private households (NAICS 814): 21%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 79% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 21% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 54% of home child care providers work all year, while 46% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 50% of home child care providers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Northern Region Limited Limited
    Prince Albert Region Limited Limited
    Regina–Moose Mountain Region Fair Fair
    Saskatoon–Biggar Region Limited Limited
    Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Yorkton–Melville Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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