Job outlook Carpenter in British Columbia
Job opportunities for Carpenters (NOC 7271) are limited in British Columbia over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a carpenter.
Job opportunities in British Columbia
The employment outlook will be limited for Carpenters (NOC 7271) in British Columbia for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
- Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Carpenters in the British Columbia region:
- Approximately 22,000 people work in this occupation.
- Carpenters mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 86%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 90% compared to 77% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 10% compared to 23% for all occupations
- 48% of carpenters work all year, while 52% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 32 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- 29% of carpenters are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.
|Lower Mainland–Southwest Region||Fair|
|North Coast Region||Limited|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||Limited|
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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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