Job prospects Insulation Packer - Rubber Products Manufacturing in British Columbia
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "insulation packer - rubber products manufacturing" was moved from the group Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing (NOC 9615) to the group Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing (NOC 95104).
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as an "insulation packer - rubber products manufacturing" in British Columbia or Canada.
Job opportunities in British Columbia
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
The employment outlook will be moderate for Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing (NOC 9615) in British Columbia for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
Here are some key facts about Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing in British Columbia:
- Approximately 400 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing mainly work in the following sectors:
- Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 73%
- Management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56): 10%
- Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 8%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 92% compared to 77% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 8% compared to 23% for all occupations
- 48% of labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing work all year, while 52% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 70% compared to 52% for all occupations
- Women: 30% compared to 48% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 25% compared to 10% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 51% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 13% compared to 23% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations
Breakdown by region
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