Job prospects Medical Laboratory Technologist in the Kingston–Pembroke Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Medical laboratory technologists" in the Kingston–Pembroke Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour shortage

Over the past few years (2019-2021), there was a labour shortage for Medical laboratory technologists in the Kingston–Pembroke Region. There were more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

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Job outlook over the next 3 years

Good

The employment outlook will be good for Medical laboratory technologists (NOC 3211) in the Kingston - Pembroke region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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 Kingston - Pembroke region:

  • Approximately 340 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Medical laboratory technologists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 90%

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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