Job outlook Chef near Vancouver (BC)

Job opportunities for Chefs (NOC 6321) are good near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a chef.

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Chefs (NOC 6321) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Chefs in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 7,920 people work in this occupation.
  • Chefs mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 81%

Job opportunities in British Columbia


The job outlook for a chef working in British Columbia is good over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Chefs (NOC 6321) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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