Job prospects Domestic Animal Scientist near St. John's (NL)

Explore current and future job prospects for Biologists and related scientists near St. John's (NL). These trends also apply to people working as a domestic animal scientist.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Labour shortage

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

domestic animal scientist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Biologists and related scientists (NOC 2121) in the Avalon Peninsula region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of a few positions.
  • Several 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 Biologists and related scientists in the Avalon Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 230 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Biologists and related scientists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 32%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 23%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 14%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 9%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 8%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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