Job prospects Labourer - Food And Beverage Processing near Bridgewater (NS)

Explore current and future job prospects for Labourers in food and beverage processing near Bridgewater (NS). These trends also apply to people working as a labourer - food and beverage processing.

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

Labour shortage

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

labourer - food and beverage processing
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing (NOC 9617) in the Southern region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing in the Southern region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 74%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 9%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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