Job prospects Employment Counsellor near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Employment counsellors near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as an employment counsellor.

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.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was very good over the past few years (2019-2021). There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Employment counsellors (NOC 4156) in the Toronto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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.

Toronto is the commercial and population hub of Canada, as well as being the leading destination for immigrants.

Here are some key facts about Employment counsellors in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 3,300 people work in this occupation.
  • Employment counsellors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 28%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 28%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 14%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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