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Number of Members

In 2017, Ontario's regulated professions and compulsory trades had 1,182,826 members. The following chart shows a breakdown of members by profession.

Members in OFC-Monitored Professions and Trades, 2017
Profession
   Number of Members
Teachers235,705bar
Nurses178,521bar
Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario90,126bar
Engineers81,951bar
Lawyers58,077bar
Electricians - Construction and Maintenance54,133bar
Early Childhood Educators52,502bar
Automotive Service Technicians50,201bar
Physicians and Surgeons41,920bar
Hairstylists35,468bar
Truck and Coach Technicians30,503bar
Human Resources Professionals20,557bar
Plumbers19,857bar
Engineering Technicians and Technologists17,924bar
Social Workers17,733bar
Pharmacists16,103bar
Massage Therapists13,980bar
Dental Hygienists13,549bar
Paralegals10,624bar
Dental Surgeons10,083bar
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics10,003bar
Physiotherapists9,335bar
Sheet Metal Workers7,869bar
Medical Radiation Technologists7,041bar
Medical Laboratory Technologists6,881bar
Occupational Therapists6,011bar
Registered Psychotherapists5,797bar
Steamfitters5,084bar
Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairers5,075bar
Chiropractors4,802bar
Veterinarians4,664bar
Pharmacy Technicians4,597bar
Architects4,135bar
Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists4,088bar
Dietitians3,984bar
Psychologists, Psychological Associates3,614bar
Respiratory Therapists3,345bar
Opticians2,953bar
Hoisting Engineers - Mobile Crane Operator 12,926bar
Residential Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics2,840bar
Geoscientists2,754bar
Kinesiologists2,738bar
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists2,642bar
Social Service Workers2,476bar
Optometrists2,391bar
Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installers1,924bar
Naturopaths1,499bar
Truck-Trailer Service Technicians1,092bar
Motorcycle Technicians1,076bar
Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator1,027bar
Hoisting Engineers - Mobile Crane Operator 2941bar
Residential (Low Rise) Sheet Metal Installers940bar
Midwives907bar
Electricians - Domestic and Rural843bar
Chiropodists709bar
Foresters709bar
Denturists704bar
Dental Technologists553bar
Homeopaths541bar
Land Surveyors503bar
Auto Body Repairers351bar
Alignment and Brakes Technicians306bar
Transmission Technicians297bar
Automotive Electronic Accessory Technicians274bar
Fuel and Electrical Systems Technicians68bar
Management Accountants *0bar
Certified General Accountants *0bar

* Please refer to the Chartered Accountants for all quantitative data.

The Law Society of Upper Canada regulates lawyers and paralegals.

The Ontario College of Pharmacists regulates pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers regulates the two groups represented in its name.