Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Yukon Territory||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Purchasing Agents and Officers (NOC 1225) in Yukon.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Purchasing Agents and Officers in Yukon:
- Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 64% compared to 50% for all occupations
- Women: 36% compared to 50% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: n/a
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 43% compared to 26% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: n/a
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2016
- Whitehorse- based Pelly Construction, a contractor at the Minto copper mine, laid off 58 employees after open-pit mining wrapped up at the end of September 2016
- Alexco Resource Corp. nearly doubled its 2016 drilling program in the Bermingham deposit area of the Keno Hill Silver District to 45 holes, of which 36 have been completed
- Mining and stockpiling ore at the Minto Mine are expected to continue until the beginning of October 2016, ensuring further employment for the Pelly Construction crew. The original plans called for mining to stop in August.
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