Job outlook Butcher Apprentice near Vancouver (BC)

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

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

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 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.
  • 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.

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

  • Approximately 2,110 people work in this occupation.
  • Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 89%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 7%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Fair

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

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