Job outlook Carpenter near Vancouver (BC)

Job opportunities for Carpenters (NOC 7271) are fair near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a carpenter.

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

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Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Carpenters (NOC 7271) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Carpenters in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 12,000 people work in this occupation.
  • Carpenters mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 90%

Job opportunities in British Columbia

Limited

The job outlook for a carpenter working in British Columbia is limited over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Carpenters (NOC 7271) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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