Job prospects Bricklayer in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Bricklayers in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region. These trends also apply 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.

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 Bricklayers (NOC 7281) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Bricklayers in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:

  • Approximately 320 people work in this occupation.
  • Bricklayers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 93%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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