Job prospects Light Duty Cleaner in Yukon

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "light duty cleaner" in Yukon or Canada.

Job opportunities in Yukon

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be good for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) in Yukon for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
  • This occupation has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Enhanced levels of cleaning continue to be required in hospitals, health care facilities, long-term care homes and educational institutions creating demand for this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Light duty cleaners in Yukon:

  • Approximately 200 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Light duty cleaners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): 39%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 24%
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 13%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 7%
    • Wholesale and Retail Trade (NAICS 41, 44-45): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 66% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 34% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 34% of light duty cleaners work all year, while 66% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 6% of light duty cleaners are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 33% compared to 50% for all occupations
    • Women: 67% compared to 50% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 25% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 31% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 15% compared to 11% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 11% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 16% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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