Job outlook Butcher Apprentice near Toronto (ON)

Job opportunities for Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale (NOC 6331) are fair near Toronto (ON) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a butcher apprentice.

Job opportunities near Toronto (ON)

butcher apprentice
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale (NOC 6331) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Toronto's increasingly diverse consumer base will support more favourable job prospects, particularly for meat cutters catering to niche markets.

Here are some key facts about Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 3,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 85%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 8%

Job opportunities in Ontario

Fair

The job outlook for a butcher apprentice working in Ontario 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 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale (NOC 6331) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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