Job prospects Medical Laboratory Technologist in the Northeast Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Medical laboratory technologists" in the Northeast 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 Medical laboratory technologists in the Northeast 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 Medical laboratory technologists (NOC 32120) in the Northeast region 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 Northeast region:

  • Approximately 360 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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