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Outlook & Prospects for Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers in Yukon Territory
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||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair 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 low 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): 3%
- 66% of Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers work all year, while 34% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: n/a
- 25 to 54: 51% compared to 66% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
- 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: 19% 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 Apr 25 - Apr 29, 2016
- Sears Canada will close its Whitehorse retail outlet on May 15, 2016, but the company plans to retain a catalogue agency in the city
- The Government of Yukon and the City of Whitehorse have launched a new ride-sharing program. Yukon Rideshare is a free, online resource that connects people in the community to carpool, take transit, cycle, or walk together.
- The new Save-on-Foods store in Whitehorse is expected to generate about 100 construction jobs, and more than 100 jobs in the store upon completion. A Starbucks Coffee shop is also planned for inside the store.
- Save-On-Foods has announced plans to build a new retail grocery store in Whitehorse. Construction is scheduled to begin later in 2016, with the store opening planned for 2017.
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