Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

NOC#: 42202

Number employed in the occupation:


Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 755


# of Men: 10


Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 230

Age 30 to 54: 460

Age 55 to 64: 70

Age 65 and older: 10

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 230

Secondary school diploma: 160

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 50

College certificate or diploma: 440

University diploma or degree: 95

Median Incomes of people working in the occupation (2022)

Median income for an entry-level employee: $16.10

Median income for all employees in the occupation: $20.97

Median income for an experienced employee: $28.63

Annual online job postings in 2023 for this occupation:

24 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $17.97/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

62 Health Care and Social Assistance 525 (68.6%)
61 Educational Services 230 (30.1%)

Employment outlook:


  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.