Job prospects Bricklayer in British Columbia
Job opportunities for Bricklayers (NOC 7281) are fair in British Columbia over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a bricklayer.
Job opportunities in British Columbia
The employment outlook will be fair for Bricklayers (NOC 7281) 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 a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Bricklayers in the British Columbia region:
- Approximately 1,750 people work in this occupation.
- Bricklayers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 90%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 88% compared to 77% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 12% compared to 23% for all occupations
- 43% of bricklayers work all year, while 57% 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 33 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- 36% of bricklayers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.
|Cariboo Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Kootenay Region||Limited Limited|
|Lower Mainland–Southwest Region||Fair Fair|
|Nechako Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|North Coast Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Northeast Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Thompson–Okanagan Region||Limited Limited|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||Fair Fair|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that there will be a labour SURPLUS for Bricklayers (NOC 7281) in Canada over the next 10 years.
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