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 that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the 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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