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A portrait of Canada's early childhood education and care (ECEC) workforce (2009) : Portrait de la main-d'oeuvre des services éducatifs et de garde à l'enfance (SÉGE) au Canada (2009)




Figure 3: ECEs and Assistants Fastest Growing Occupation There are relatively more ECEs and assistants and babysitters, nannies and parents’ helpers per young child in the urban areas than in the rural areas. [...] Most of the workers in the occupations in the broader ECEC sector have relatively less university education at the bachelors level and above than the overall workforce. [...] Of the 163,580 people working as Teaching Assistants: $27,488 ECEs and Assistants in 2006, 141,390 worked in the child care services industry and 10,940 by the ele- ECEs and Assistants: $20,155 mentary and secondary school system. [...] Educators This is the sixth most female dominated occupation in the country, after Medical secretaries (99%), Dental and Assistants assistants (98%), Secretaries (except legal and medical) (98%), Legal secretaries (98%), Dental hygienists and dental therapists (97%), but ahead of Court recorders The single largest occupation in the ECEC sector is and Medical transcriptionists (96%), Dietitians and [...] This can be seen in the family child care only those who are ECEs and chart on page 7, which shows the relative age structure assistants and work in the “Child Day-Care Services” of the ECEs and assistants compared to all occupations.


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