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Receptionists and Switchboard Operators  (NOC 1414)
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Receptionists and Switchboard Operators in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region

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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Receptionists and Switchboard Operators in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region as well as in the rest of the British Columbia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Receptionists and Switchboard Operators (NOC 1414) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region. Compared with all other occupations, more job openings are expected as a result of workers retiring. However, this will be offset by weaker than average employment growth.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region was 38 years and 17% of workers were 55 years old and older.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Dec 08 - Dec 12, 2014 Week of Dec 01 - Dec 05, 2014 Week of Nov 17 - Nov 21, 2014 Week of Nov 03 - Nov 07, 2014
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