Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

NOC#: 42202

Number employed in the occupation:

5200

Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 5025

(96.6%)

# of Men: 175

(3.4%)

Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 1335

Age 30 to 54: 2960

Age 55 to 64: 7755

Age 65 and older: 130

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 200

Secondary school diploma: 830

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 200

College certificate or diploma: 2390

University diploma or degree: 1580

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:

873 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $20.91/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

62 Health Care and Social Assistance 3,695 (71.1%)
61 Educational Services 1,300 (25.0%)
91 Public Administration 70 (1.3%)

Employment outlook:

Good

  • 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.