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Number of Members

In 2014, Ontario's regulated professions and compulsory trades had 1,062,767 members. The following chart shows a breakdown of members by profession.

Members in OFC-Monitored Professions and Trades, 2014
Profession
   Number of Members
Teachers239,356bar
Nurses168,116bar
Engineers78,809bar
Early Childhood Educators52,529bar
Lawyers47,426bar
Electricians - Construction and Maintenance42,077bar
Automotive Service Technicians41,602bar
Physicians and Surgeons39,423bar
Chartered Accountants38,986bar
Hairstylists30,611bar
Truck and Coach Technicians27,175bar
Certified General Accountants23,411bar
Management Accountants22,238bar
Engineering Technicians and Technologists17,588bar
Social Workers15,480bar
Plumbers14,666bar
Pharmacists14,431bar
Dental Hygienists13,099bar
Massage Therapists12,660bar
Dental Surgeons9,303bar
Physiotherapists8,276bar
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics7,652bar
Medical Laboratory Technologists7,485bar
Medical Radiation Technologists6,835bar
Paralegals6,720bar
Sheet Metal Workers6,045bar
Occupational Therapists5,414bar
Chiropractors4,712bar
Veterinarians4,507bar
Steamfitters4,219bar
Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairers4,107bar
Audiologists and Speech - Language Pathologists3,745bar
Dietitians3,663bar
Psychologists, Psychological Associates3,625bar
Architects3,568bar
Respiratory Therapists3,057bar
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists3,031bar
Pharmacy Technicians2,927bar
Opticians2,621bar
Hoisting Engineers - Mobile Crane Operator 12,544bar
Optometrists2,187bar
Social Service Workers2,056bar
Geoscientists1,993bar
Residential Air Conditioning Systems Mechanics1,801bar
Kinesiologists1,478bar
Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator1,028bar
Hoisting Engineers - Mobile Crane Operator 2975bar
Truck - Trailer Service Technicians902bar
Motorcycle Technicians885bar
Electricians - Domestic and Rural789bar
Midwives760bar
Foresters660bar
Chiropodists654bar
Residential Low Rise Sheet Metal Installers609bar
Land Surveyors569bar
Dental Technologists538bar
Alignment and Brakes Technicians314bar
Transmission Technicians261bar
Automotive Electronic Accessory Technicians260bar
Auto Body Repairers183bar
Fuel and Electrical Systems Technicians75bar
Denturists51bar

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.