Job prospects Independent Practice - Registered Nurse in the Northwest Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses in the Northwest Region. These trends also apply to people working as an independent practice - registered nurse.

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

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

independent practice - registered nurse
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012) in the Northwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Not many 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 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses in the Northwest region:

  • Approximately 2,470 people work in this occupation.
  • Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 87%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 10%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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