Job outlook Aircraft Maintenance Service Supervisor in British Columbia

Job opportunities for Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades (NOC 7301) are good in British Columbia over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an aircraft maintenance service supervisor.

Job opportunities in British Columbia

aircraft maintenance service supervisor
Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades (NOC 7301) 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.
  • Several 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 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 8,650 people work in this occupation.
  • Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 30%
    • Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 16%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 8%
    • Other transportation and warehousing (NAICS 482-483, 486, 487, 493): 7%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 71% of contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades work all year, while 29% 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 38 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 25% of contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.

Location Job outlook
Cariboo Region Fair
Kootenay Region Fair
Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Fair
Nechako Region Fair
North Coast Region Fair
Northeast Region Fair
Thompson–Okanagan Region Good
Vancouver Island and Coast Region Good
Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades (NOC 7301) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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