Job prospects Cabinetmaker in British Columbia
Job opportunities for Cabinetmakers (NOC 7272) are fair in British Columbia over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a cabinetmaker.
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.
Job opportunities in British Columbia
The employment outlook will be fair for Cabinetmakers (NOC 7272) in British Columbia 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Cabinetmakers in the British Columbia region:
- Approximately 2,250 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
- Cabinetmakers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Furniture and related product manufacturing (NAICS 337): 69%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 15%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 90% compared to 77% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 10% compared to 23% for all occupations
- 61% of cabinetmakers work all year, while 39% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- 25% of cabinetmakers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in British Columbia by economic region.
|Cariboo Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Kootenay Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Lower Mainland–Southwest Region||Fair Fair|
|Nechako Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|North Coast Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Northeast Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Thompson–Okanagan Region||Fair Fair|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||Fair Fair|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that there will be a labour SURPLUS for Cabinetmakers (NOC 7272) in Canada over the next 10 years.
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