Job prospects Roofer, Shingles in the Calgary Region
Explore current and future job prospects for Roofers and shinglers in the Calgary Region. These trends also apply to people working as a roofer, shingles.
Balanced labour market
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
The employment outlook will be limited for Roofers and shinglers (NOC 7291) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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.
- Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.
Here are some key facts about Roofers and shinglers in the Calgary region:
- Approximately 1,170 people work in this occupation.
- Roofers and shinglers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 40%
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 9%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 8%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 7%
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