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Receptionists

 NOC 1414 1

Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford (EMO)

(2018 – 2026)

 

Updated July 2019 

© 2018 Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board

 

 

OUTLOOK: Receptionists

A Local Snapshot

  • Employment in this occupation is forecasted to increase by 10.5% for the period 2018-2026. It had decreased by 0.1% for the period 2016-2018.
  • Median hourly wage for this occupation is $16.27/hr. (as of 2018)
  • 13.8% of the 2018 jobs were in theoffices of physicians” industry.
  • Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford has a comparative disadvantage: The region has 11% fewer receptionists than other regions in the country.
  • Employment in this occupation is expected to grow by 10.9% for the period 2018-2026 at the provincial level. It had decreased from 2016 to 2018 by 0.6% at the provincial level.  
  • Canada Job Bank forecasts fair employment potential for this occupation in Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford from 2018 - 2020. 2
  • Cost of labour in the region is below average. Median wages for receptionists in the region were $16.27/hr. (as of 2018). This was $1.15/hr. below the national median of $17.42/hr.

 

Overview

Elgin-Middlesex-Oxford Jobs (2018)

2,939

2018 London CMA, Unemployment Rate 3

5.6%

2018 Ontario Unemployment Rate 4

5.5%

2018 Canada Unemployment Rate 5

5.8%

Location Quotient to Nation (2018) 6

.89

Change in Jobs (2018-2020)

3.8%

Source: EMSI 2019.1 Census Divisions Elgin-3534, Middlesex-3539, and Oxford-3532

 

2017 Percentile Earnings

$12.21/hr

$16.27/hr

$24.14/hr

2018 10th Percentile Wages

2018 Median Wages

2018 90th Percentile Wages

Source: Employees EMSI 2019.1

 

SHORT AND MEDIUM TERM PROJECTIONS

Job Growth

Short-term

2,939

3,046

107

3.6%

 

2018-2020

2018 Jobs

2020 Jobs

Change 2018-2020

% Change 2018-2020

Medium-term

2,939

3,133

194

6.6%

2018-2022

2018 Jobs

2022 Jobs

Change 2018-2022

% Change 2018-2022

Source: Employees and Self-Employed EMSI 2019.1

 

Top 5 Industries Employing This Occupation

Industry

Occupation Jobs in Industry (2018)

% of Occupation in Industry (2018)

% of Total Jobs in Industry (2018)

Offices of physicians (6211)

407

13.8%

9.3%

Offices of dentists (6212)

329

11.2%

13.2%

General medical and surgical hospitals (6221)

198

6.7%

1.5%

Offices of other health practitioners (6213)

189

6.4%

5.8%

Automobile dealers (4411)

109

3.7%

3.1%

 

Source: Employees and Self-Employed EMSI 2019.1

NOTE: The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is an industry classification system developed by the statistical agencies of    Canada, Mexico and the United States against the background of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  It was designed to provide common definitions of the industrial structure of the three countries.

NOTE: Inverse staffing patterns provides a table of percentages that shows how regional occupations are divided up among regional industries.

 

Fanshawe Educational Programs for this Occupation

1

113

Program

Completions (2017/18)

Fanshawe Program Code

Fanshawe Program

Fanshawe Completions (2017/18)

OAG1

Office Administration - General

FanshaweCareer Coach:Office Administration - General

 

113

         

2017/18  data includes those who graduated from Fanshawe in spring 2018.

 

Job Growth by Location

NOC 1414 Job Growth map

Source: Employees and Self-Employed EMSI 2019.1

 

Census Division

Census Division Name

2018 Jobs

2026 Jobs

2018 - 2026 % Change

2018 - 2026 Change

3539

Middlesex

2,302

2,550

11%

248

3532

Oxford

391

424

8%

33

3534

Elgin

246

276

12%

30

 

 

2,939

3,249

11%

310

Source: Employees and Self-Employed EMSI 2019.1

 

 

LONG TERM PROJECTIONS

Cumulative Job Openings and Job Seekers for the Period 2017-2026

NOC 1414 longterm projections

COPS expects NOC 1414 to face balanced labour conditions over the period of 2017-2026 at the national level. Job openings (arising primarily from retirements and to a lesser degree job growth) are expected to be 1,500 more than job seekers (arising almost solely from school leavers with 15% coming from immigration, while a similar number of workers are expected to leave the occupation mainly for other clerical or administrative occupations). 7

 

LINKS TO ADDITIONAL OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION

Statistics Canada- NOC 1414 occupation information for Canada

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities – NOC 1414 labour market information and statistics including work trends and the skills, education and training needed for jobs today, and in the future.

Economic Modeling Specialists Inc. (EMSI) amalgamates information from several data sources in order to produce its occupation counts.

Contact North –Core services for students, faculty & instructors, colleges, universities, indigenous institutes, district school boards, literacy and basic skills and training providers to provide online and distance programs and courses without leaving the community, taught through 116 local learning centres.

Ontario Colleges – Information on earning a college degree, diploma, certificate or apprenticeship in Ontario.

 


Footnotes

(1.) The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is the nationally accepted reference on occupations in Canada. It organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. It is used daily by thousands of people to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations, and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada's labour market. (esdc.gc.ca) The version used in this report is NOC 2011 unless otherwise specified.

(2.) Job Bank Canada. Sourcehttps://www.jobbank.gc.ca/marketreport/outlook-occupation/113

 Last updated: May 13, 2019.

(3.) Statistics Canada https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1410009001 last updated May 13, 2019

(4.) Statistics Canadahttps://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1410009001 last updated May 13, 2019

(5.) Statistics Canadahttps://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1410009001 last updated May 13, 2019

(6.) Location quotient (LQ) is a way of quantifying how concentrated a particular occupation is in a region compared to the nation or province. A quotient of 1.00 means EMO has the same share of the occupation as the nation/province. A quotient higher than 1.00 means EMO has a greater share, and lower than 1.00 means EMO’s share is lower than the average (EMSI 2018.1).

(7.) Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) http://occupations.esdc.gc.ca/sppc-cops/occupationsummarydetail.jsp?&tid=54 last updated; October 3, 2017.  

 

 

Should you have any further questions about the data in this report, please contact Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board at 519-672-3499 or info@workforcedevelopment.ca

 

 

         
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