Job prospects Early Childhood Educator Assistant in the Edmonton Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Early childhood educators and assistants in the Edmonton Region. These trends also apply to people working as an early childhood educator assistant.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) in the Edmonton region for the 2021-2023 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 moderate 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 Early childhood educators and assistants in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 7,260 people work in this occupation.
  • Early childhood educators and assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 90%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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