Job outlook Dental Assistant near Toronto (ON)

Job opportunities for Dental assistants (NOC 3411) are fair near Toronto (ON) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a dental assistant.

Job opportunities near Toronto (ON)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Dental assistants (NOC 3411) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few 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.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Dental assistants in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 5,310 people work in this occupation.
  • Dental assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622):more than 95%

Job opportunities in Ontario


The job outlook for a dental assistant working in Ontario is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that there will be a labour SURPLUS for Dental assistants (NOC 3411) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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