Job outlook Design And Drafting Technologist near Vancouver (BC)

The job outlook for a design and drafting technologist working near Vancouver (BC) is limited over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Drafting technologists and technicians (NOC 2253).

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

design and drafting technologist
Outlook over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Drafting technologists and technicians (NOC 2253) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Drafting technologists and technicians in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 2,490 people work in this occupation.
  • Drafting technologists and technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 52%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 17%
    • Fabricated metal product manufacturing (NAICS 332): 5%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 5%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

The job outlook for a design and drafting technologist 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 Drafting technologists and technicians (NOC 2253) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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