Job outlook Plumber near Vancouver (BC)

Job opportunities for Plumbers (NOC 7251) are fair near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a plumber.

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

plumber
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Plumbers (NOC 7251) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many 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 Plumbers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 6,130 people work in this occupation.
  • Plumbers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23):more than 95%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Fair

The job outlook for a plumber working in British Columbia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Plumbers (NOC 7251) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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