Job prospects Ultrasonic Technician - Non-destructive Testing near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as an ultrasonic technician - non-destructive testing.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians (NOC 2261) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • 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 Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 1,670 people work in this occupation.
  • Non-destructive testers and inspection technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 58%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 7%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 6%
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