Job prospects Explosive Ordnance Detector near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as an explosive ordnance detector.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

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

explosive ordnance detector
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. (NOC 7384) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of 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 Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 680 people work in this occupation.
  • Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c. mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 30%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 13%
    • Wood product manufacturing (NAICS 321): 10%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 9%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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