Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be limited for Graphic designers and illustrators (NOC 5241) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region.
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 small number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Graphic designers and illustrators in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region:
- Approximately 280 people work in this occupation.
- Graphic designers and illustrators mainly work in the following sectors:
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 48%
- Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 18%
- Educational services (NAICS 61): 16%
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 8%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 16% compared to 16% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 80% compared to 64% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 09 - Jan 13, 2017
- The County of Newell has awarded the 2017 contract for studies, project management, inspection and geotechnical testing of rural paved roads and bridge designs to Amec Foster Wheeler
- Parks Canada awarded a $1.1M design contract for the visitor information centre in Waterton Lakes National Park to Ferrari Westwood Babits Architects in Lethbridge
- The Government of Alberta is providing $596,315 to the County of Forty Mile to support design work for the water supply line to the hamlets of Etzikom and Manyberries
- The Government of Alberta is providing $448,832 to the Municipal District of Pincher Creek for detailed design work to expand the local water supply
- The University of Lethbridge was awarded $2.2M by the Natural Resources and Engineering Research Council of Canada to support research projects
- The Taber Police Commission is dealing with a budget cut to the Taber Police Services following a decision by the Town of Taber. The slated budget for 2016 will cover wage and benefit increases for officers but includes a deficit in operational funding.
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