Job prospects Electrical Mechanic in Québec

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Job opportunities in Québec

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be good for Electrical mechanics (NOC 72422) in Quebec for the 2023-2025 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Electrical mechanics in Quebec:

  • Approximately 9,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Electrical mechanics mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 18%
    • Repair and maintenance (NAICS 811): 9%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 7%
    • Machinery manufacturing (NAICS 333): 6%
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 5%
  • 74% of electrical mechanics work all year, while 26% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 47 weeks compared to 43 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 19% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 68% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 18% compared to 22% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 11% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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