Job outlook Quality Control Technician - Chemical Processing near Kelowna (BC)

Job opportunities for Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 2211) are fair near Kelowna (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a quality control technician - chemical processing.

Job opportunities near Kelowna (BC)

quality control technician - chemical processing
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 2211) in the Thompson - Okanagan region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Chemical technologists and technicians in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 160 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Chemical technologists and technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 20%
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 11%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 9%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 7%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Limited

The job outlook for a quality control technician - chemical processing working in British Columbia is limited over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Chemical technologists and technicians (NOC 2211) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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