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||(1 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be limited for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) 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 is expected to decline.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers in Yukon:
- Approximately 200 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Wholesale and Retail Trade (NAICS 41, 44-45): 59%
- Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 18%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 10%
- 65% of Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers work all year, while 35% 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 32 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 30% compared to 13% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 59% compared to 66% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 11% compared to 21% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: more than 95% for all occupations
- Women: less than 5%
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: 16% compared to 25% for all occupations
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 54% compared to 12% for all occupations
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 24% 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 Mar 06 - Mar 10, 2017
- The Salvation Army is permanently closing its Thrift Store in Whitehorse effective April 12, 2017. The store has four full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
- Alkan Air is launching air service between Whitehorse and Watson Lake with flights three times a week, starting on September 12, 2016
- The Government of Yukon is providing more than $1.4M over three years for a Kwanlin Dün First Nation Community Safety Liaison Officer pilot program in Whitehorse
- Date modified: