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Number of Members

In 2015, Ontario's regulated professions and compulsory trades had 1,124,031 members. The following chart shows a breakdown of members by profession.

Members in OFC-Monitored Professions and Trades, 2015
Profession
   Number of Members
Teachers243,204bar
Nurses171,264bar
Chartered Accountants87,229bar
Engineers79,032bar
Lawyers54,573bar
Electricians - Construction and Maintenance52,352bar
Automotive Service Technicians49,731bar
Early Childhood Educators48,118bar
Physicians and Surgeons40,258bar
Hairstylists34,844bar
Truck and Coach Technicians30,421bar
Plumbers19,097bar
Engineering Technicians and Technologists17,654bar
Social Workers16,093bar
Pharmacists15,113bar
Dental Hygienists13,245bar
Massage Therapists13,114bar
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics9,624bar
Dental Surgeons9,485bar
Physiotherapists8,625bar
Sheet Metal Workers7,645bar
Paralegals7,506bar
Medical Laboratory Technologists7,349bar
Medical Radiation Technologists6,902bar
Occupational Therapists5,616bar
Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairers5,021bar
Steamfitters5,001bar
Chiropractors4,712bar
Veterinarians4,464bar
Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists3,905bar
Pharmacy Technicians3,835bar
Dietitians3,806bar
Psychologists, Psychological Associates3,728bar
Architects3,692bar
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists3,158bar
Respiratory Therapists3,152bar
Hoisting Engineers - Mobile Crane Operator 12,956bar
Registered Psychotherapists2,855bar
Opticians2,688bar
Residential Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics2,351bar
Optometrists2,243bar
Social Service Workers2,193bar
Geoscientists2,013bar
Kinesiologists1,729bar
Naturopaths1,425bar
Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator1,094bar
Truck-Trailer Service Technicians1,080bar
Motorcycle Technicians1,067bar
Hoisting Engineers - Mobile Crane Operator 2997bar
Electricians - Domestic and Rural853bar
Midwives803bar
Residential (Low Rise) Sheet Metal Installers750bar
Chiropodists672bar
Denturists670bar
Foresters648bar
Dental Technologists562bar
Land Surveyors559bar
Alignment and Brakes Technicians328bar
Transmission Technicians310bar
Automotive Electronic Accessory Technicians287bar
Auto Body Repairers261bar
Fuel and Electrical Systems Technicians69bar
Certified General Accountants *0bar
Management 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.