Job prospects Silk-screen Printing Machine Operator near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Plateless printing equipment operators near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a silk-screen printing machine operator.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends


We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

silk-screen printing machine operator
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Plateless printing equipment operators (NOC 9471) 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.
  • Several 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 Plateless printing equipment operators in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 570 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Plateless printing equipment operators mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Printing and related support activities (NAICS 323): 59%
    • Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 7%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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