Job prospects Electrical Mechanic in Québec

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "electrical mechanic" was moved from the group Electrical mechanics (NOC 7333) to the group Electrical mechanics (NOC 72422).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as an "electrical mechanic" in Québec or Canada.

Job opportunities in Québec

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

electrical mechanic
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Electrical mechanics (NOC 7333) in Quebec for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of 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 Quebec:

  • Approximately 9,050 people work in this occupation.
  • Electrical mechanics mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 15%
    • Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 11%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 7%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 7%
  • 70% of electrical mechanics work all year, while 30% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 33 weeks for all occupations.
  • less than 5% of electrical mechanics are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: more than 95% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: less than 5% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 6% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 69% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 19% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: less than 5% compared to 16% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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