Job outlook Butcher Apprentice in Québec

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

Job opportunities in Québec

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 Québec 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 Québec:

  • Approximately 10,300 people work in this occupation.
  • Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 91%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 80% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 20% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 68% of butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale work all year, while 32% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 33 weeks for all occupations.
  • 7% of butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in Québec by economic region.

Location Job outlook
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Good
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Fair
Capitale-Nationale Region Good
Centre-du-Québec Region Good
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Fair
Côte-Nord Region Fair
Estrie Region Fair
Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Fair
Lanaudière Region Fair
Laurentides Region Fair
Laval Region Fair
Mauricie Region Good
Montréal Region Fair
Montérégie Region Fair
Nord-du-Québec Region Fair
Outaouais Region Fair
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region Fair
Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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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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