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Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers  (NOC 9462)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region

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

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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

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