Job prospects Carpenter near Fredericton (NB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Carpenters near Fredericton (NB). These trends also apply to people working as a carpenter.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Carpenters (NOC 7271) in the Fredericton - Oromocto 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Carpenters in the Fredericton - Oromocto region:

  • Approximately 660 people work in this occupation.
  • Carpenters mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 68%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 8%
    • Furniture and related product manufacturing (NAICS 337): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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