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
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
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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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