Job prospects Bricklayer in Manitoba

Job opportunities for Bricklayers (NOC 7281) are limited in Manitoba over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a bricklayer.

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

Job opportunities in Manitoba

bricklayer
Outlook over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Bricklayers (NOC 7281) in Manitoba 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 small number of 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 Bricklayers in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 400 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Bricklayers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 81%
    • Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing (NAICS 327): 10%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 40% of bricklayers work all year, while 60% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 23% of bricklayers are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Interlake Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    North Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Parklands Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Central Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southeast Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Southwest Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Winnipeg Region Limited Limited
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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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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