Job outlook Laser Beam Machine-welder Operator near Vancouver (BC)
Job opportunities for Welders and related machine operators (NOC 7237) are good near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a laser beam machine-welder operator.
Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)
The employment outlook will be good for Welders and related machine operators (NOC 7237) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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.
Here are some key facts about Welders and related machine operators in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 5,120 people work in this occupation.
- Welders and related machine operators mainly work in the following sectors:
- Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 21%
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 19%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 17%
- Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 11%
- Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 7%
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