Job prospects Medical Laboratory Technologist in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Medical laboratory technologists (NOC 3211) are good in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a medical laboratory technologist.

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.

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

medical laboratory technologist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Medical laboratory technologists (NOC 3211) in Saskatchewan 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Medical laboratory technologists in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 600 people work in this occupation.
  • Medical laboratory technologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 59%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 30%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 83% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 17% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 72% of medical laboratory technologists work all year, while 28% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 35 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Northern Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Prince Albert Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Regina–Moose Mountain Region Good Good
    Saskatoon–Biggar Region Good Good
    Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Yorkton–Melville Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for Medical laboratory technologists (NOC 3211) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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