Job prospects Senior Consultant, Operations Management in Alberta

Job opportunities for Professional occupations in business management consulting (NOC 1122) are fair in Alberta over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a senior consultant, operations management.

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

Job opportunities in Alberta

senior consultant, operations management
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Professional occupations in business management consulting (NOC 1122) in Alberta for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several 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 Professional occupations in business management consulting in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 14,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Professional occupations in business management consulting mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 38%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 7%
    • Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 89% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 11% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 64% of professional occupations in business management consulting work all year, while 36% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 32% of professional occupations in business management consulting are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Professional occupations in business management consulting (NOC 1122) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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