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Furniture Finishers and Refinishers  (NOC 9494)
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Furniture Finishers and Refinishers in Lower Mainland - Southwest 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 Furniture Finishers and Refinishers 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 Furniture Finishers and Refinishers (NOC 9494) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region. Compared with all other occupations, more job openings are expected as a result of workers retiring or leaving this occupation. However, this will be offset by weaker than average employment growth, as well as a proportionately larger number of unemployed workers with experience in this occupation that may compete for available jobs.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region was 43 years and 12% of workers were 55 years old and older.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Feb 09 - Feb 13, 2015
  • Artisans Attic and Fudgery Gift Shoppe recently opened in downtown Hope. The store will feature products from 10-15 vendors, with inventory rotating on a regular basis.
Week of Feb 02 - Feb 06, 2015 Week of Jan 26 - Jan 30, 2015 Week of Jan 12 - Jan 16, 2015
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