Job prospects Cook in Alberta
Job opportunities for Cooks (NOC 6322) are fair in Alberta over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a cook.
Job opportunities in Alberta
The employment outlook will be fair for Cooks (NOC 6322) in Alberta for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several 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 Alberta region:
- Approximately 24,350 people work in this occupation.
- Cooks mainly work in the following sectors:
- Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 78%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 71% compared to 81% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 29% compared to 19% for all occupations
- 46% of cooks work all year, while 54% 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 30 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- Less than 5% of cooks are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.
|Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region||Fair Fair|
|Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region||Fair Fair|
|Calgary Region||Fair Fair|
|Camrose–Drumheller Region||Fair Fair|
|Edmonton Region||Fair Fair|
|Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region||Fair Fair|
|Red Deer Region||Fair Fair|
|Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region||Fair Fair|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that the labour supply and demand for Cooks (NOC 6322) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.
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