Job prospects Chemist in the Toronto Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Chemists" in the Toronto Region or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour shortage

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a labour shortage for Chemists in the Toronto Region. There were more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Very good

The employment outlook will be very good for Chemists (NOC 21101) in the Toronto region for the 2023-2025 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Chemists in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 5,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Chemists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 51%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 22%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 7%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Chemists across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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