Job prospects Standards Writer near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Authors and writers near Calgary (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a standards writer.

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

Recent trends

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.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

standards writer
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Authors and writers (NOC 5121) in the Calgary region 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Authors and writers in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 1,120 people work in this occupation.
  • Authors and writers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 50%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 25%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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