Job prospects Electrical Mechanic in Québec
Job opportunities for Electrical mechanics (NOC 7333) are good in Québec over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an electrical mechanic.
Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.
Job opportunities in Québec
The employment outlook will be good for Electrical mechanics (NOC 7333) in Québec for the 2021-2023 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions. Part of this growth is attributable to the recovery of losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 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 Electrical mechanics in Québec:
- Approximately 8,400 people work in this occupation.
- Electrical mechanics mainly work in the following sectors:
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 14%
- Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 10%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 9%
- Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 7%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 80% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 20% for all occupations
- 70% of electrical mechanics work all year, while 30% work only part of the year, compared to 58% 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.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Québec by economic region.
|Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region||Good Good|
|Bas-Saint-Laurent Region||Fair Fair|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||Fair Fair|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||Good Good|
|Chaudière-Appalaches Region||Fair Fair|
|Côte-Nord Region||Good Good|
|Estrie Region||Good Good|
|Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Lanaudière Region||Good Good|
|Laurentides Region||Good Good|
|Laval Region||Good Good|
|Mauricie Region||Good Good|
|Montréal Region||Good Good|
|Montérégie Region||Good Good|
|Nord-du-Québec Region||Good Good|
|Outaouais Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region||Good Good|
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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
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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