Job prospects Gas Fitter in Ontario
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Job opportunities in Ontario

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be moderate for Gas fitters (NOC 72302) in Ontario for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.

Here are some key facts about Gas fitters in Ontario:

  • Approximately 3,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Gas fitters mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 62%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 15%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 11%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 91% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 9% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 63% of gas fitters work all year, while 37% work only part of the year, compared to 63% and 37% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 44 weeks compared to 43 weeks for all occupations.
  • 22% of gas fitters are self-employed compared to an average of 15% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: more than 95% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: less than 5% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 8% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 47% compared to 8% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 34% compared to 22% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 7% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 13% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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