Job prospects Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Assistant in the South Coast–Burin Peninsula Region
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Early childhood educators and assistants" in the South Coast–Burin Peninsula Region or Canada.
Current and future job prospects
Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.
Recent trends from the past 3 years
We were not able to determine labour market conditions for Early childhood educators and assistants in the South Coast–Burin Peninsula Region over the past few years (2019-2021) because of low employment levels in this occupation.
Job outlook over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be good for Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
- A moderate number of 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.
The implementation of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement over the next few years is expected to result in an increase in the number of certified early childhood educator positions. A new wage grid in 2023 is expected to raise incomes, aimed towards reducing turnover and making the occupation more attractive as a career.
Here are some key facts about Early childhood educators and assistants in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions:
- Approximately 20 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Early childhood educators and assistants mainly work in the following sectors:
- Social assistance (NAICS 624): 81%
- Educational services (NAICS 61): 13%
- Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 6%
Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
Find out what will be the job prospects for Early childhood educators and assistants across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.
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