Job prospects R.T.P.O. (registered Prosthetic And Orthotic Technician) near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a R.T.P.O. (registered prosthetic and orthotic technician).

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

R.T.P.O. (registered prosthetic and orthotic technician)
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) (NOC 3219) in the Edmonton 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 Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 1,710 people work in this occupation.
  • Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 64%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 24%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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