Job outlook Sewing Machine Operators Supervisor in British Columbia

Job opportunities for Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing (NOC 9217) are fair in British Columbia over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a sewing machine operators supervisor.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

sewing machine operators supervisor
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing (NOC 9217) in British Columbia for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Textile and textile product and clothing manufacturing and leather and allied product manufacturing (NAICS 313-316): 62%
    • Wood product manufacturing (NAICS 321): 10%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 10%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 10%
    • Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 10%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 77% of supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing work all year, while 23% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations.
  • 10% of supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.

Location Job outlook
Cariboo Region Undetermined
Kootenay Region Undetermined
Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Fair
Nechako Region Undetermined
North Coast Region Undetermined
Northeast Region Undetermined
Thompson–Okanagan Region Undetermined
Vancouver Island and Coast Region Undetermined
Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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