Job prospects Concrete Finisher near Calgary (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Concrete finishers near Calgary (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a concrete finisher.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Labour surplus

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was poor over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Concrete finishers (NOC 7282) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
  • 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 Concrete finishers in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 820 people work in this occupation.
  • Concrete finishers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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