Job prospects Medical Laboratory Technologist in the Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Medical laboratory technologists" in the Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Major labour shortage

Over the past few years (2020-2022), there was a major labour shortage for Medical laboratory technologists in the Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region. There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

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Job outlook over the next 3 years

Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Medical laboratory technologists (NOC 32120) in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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 Medical laboratory technologists in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region:

  • Medical laboratory technologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): more than 95%

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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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

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Labour Market Information Survey
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