Job prospects Poultry Slaughterer - Food And Beverage Processing near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a poultry slaughterer - food and beverage processing.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

poultry slaughterer - food and beverage processing
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers (NOC 9462) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 850 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • 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%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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