Job prospects Medical Laboratory Technologist in the Côte-Nord Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Medical laboratory technologists" in the Côte-Nord 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

Major labour shortage

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a major labour shortage for Medical laboratory technologists in the Côte-Nord Region. There were far 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 Medical laboratory technologists (NOC 32120) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions:

  • Approximately 110 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Medical laboratory technologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): more than 95%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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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