Job prospects Inspector, Machining And Tooling in Saskatchewan

Job opportunities for Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors (NOC 7231) are good in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an inspector, machining and tooling.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Job opportunities in Saskatchewan

inspector, machining and tooling
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors (NOC 7231) in Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 800 people work in this occupation.
  • Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 43%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 16%
    • Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 11%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 74% of machinists and machining and tooling inspectors work all year, while 26% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 40 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of machinists and machining and tooling inspectors are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors (NOC 7231) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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