Job prospects Electrical Mechanic in Alberta

Job opportunities for Electrical mechanics (NOC 7333) are fair in Alberta over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an electrical mechanic.

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

Job opportunities in Alberta

electrical mechanic
Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Electrical mechanics (NOC 7333) in Alberta 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.

Here are some key facts about Electrical mechanics in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 500 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Electrical mechanics mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 21%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 15%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 13%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 11%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 75% of electrical mechanics work all year, while 25% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 41 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 9% of electrical mechanics are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.

    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 the labour supply and demand for Electrical mechanics (NOC 7333) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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