Job outlook Cook near Vancouver (BC)

Job opportunities for Cooks (NOC 6322) are good near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a cook.

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

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Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Cooks (NOC 6322) 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Cooks in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 15,380 people work in this occupation.
  • Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 80%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 6%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Fair

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

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that there will be a labour SURPLUS for Cooks (NOC 6322) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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