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Number of Members

In 2018, Ontario's regulated professions and compulsory trades had 1,206,015 members. The following chart shows a breakdown of members by profession.

Members in OFC-Monitored Professions and Trades, 2018
Profession
   Number of Members
Teachers233,787bar
Nurses182,346bar
Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario92,079bar
Engineers83,718bar
Lawyers59,985bar
Electricians - Construction and Maintenance54,956bar
Early Childhood Educators53,772bar
Automotive Service Technicians49,979bar
Physicians and Surgeons42,815bar
Hairstylists35,251bar
Truck and Coach Technicians30,439bar
Human Resources Professionals22,727bar
Plumbers20,130bar
Social Workers18,605bar
Engineering Technicians and Technologists17,908bar
Pharmacists16,651bar
Massage Therapists14,569bar
Dental Hygienists13,662bar
Paralegals11,343bar
Medical Radiation Technologists10,720bar
Dental Surgeons10,438bar
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics10,156bar
Physiotherapists9,746bar
Sheet Metal Workers7,955bar
Medical Laboratory Technologists6,950bar
Registered Psychotherapists6,713bar
Occupational Therapists6,214bar
Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairers5,024bar
Steamfitters5,017bar
Chiropractors5,004bar
Pharmacy Technicians4,841bar
Veterinarians4,793bar
Architects4,269bar
Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists4,225bar
Dietitians4,089bar
Psychologists, Psychological Associates3,719bar
Respiratory Therapists3,405bar
Kinesiologists3,088bar
Residential Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics3,000bar
Opticians2,951bar
Hoisting Engineers - Mobile Crane Operator 12,946bar
Geoscientists2,783bar
Social Service Workers2,680bar
Optometrists2,511bar
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists2,395bar
Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installers2,150bar
Naturopaths1,574bar
Truck-Trailer Service Technicians1,096bar
Motorcycle Technicians1,069bar
Residential (Low Rise) Sheet Metal Installers1,029bar
Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator1,027bar
Midwives949bar
Hoisting Engineers - Mobile Crane Operator 2928bar
Electricians - Domestic and Rural848bar
Chiropodists739bar
Denturists713bar
Foresters706bar
Dental Technologists555bar
Homeopaths538bar
Land Surveyors519bar
Alignment and Brakes Technicians304bar
Auto Body Repairers296bar
Transmission Technicians291bar
Automotive Electronic Accessory Technicians258bar
Fuel and Electrical Systems Technicians72bar
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.