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Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers  (NOC 9462)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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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.

Information on the 3-Year Employment Outlooks for certain occupational groupings is not currently available on Job Bank. Until the completion of the analysis based on the 2011 National Occupational Classification is complete in December 2016, please consult the Open Data website or contact the Labour Market Information Division ( NC-LMI-IMT-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca ) to obtain further information for occupations for which outlooks are not currently available.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers (NOC 9462) 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 growth is expected to be strong.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region:

  • Approximately 1,040 people work in this occupation.
  • Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 93%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 17% compared to 16% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 72% compared to 64% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 12% compared to 20% for all occupations

Local Labour Market News

Week of Nov 28 - Dec 02, 2016 Week of Nov 14 - Nov 18, 2016 Week of Nov 07 - Nov 11, 2016 Week of Oct 31 - Nov 04, 2016
  • Pizza Hut has reopened in Brooks as a take-out and delivery format restaurant. A previous Pizza Hut location closed in 2011.
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