Job prospects Cabinetmaker in Manitoba
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "cabinetmaker" was moved from the group Cabinetmakers (NOC 7272) to the group Cabinetmakers (NOC 72311).
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "cabinetmaker" in Manitoba or Canada.
Job opportunities in Manitoba
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
The employment outlook will be good for Cabinetmakers (NOC 7272) in Manitoba for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new 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 Manitoba:
- Approximately 600 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
- Cabinetmakers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Furniture and related product manufacturing (NAICS 337): 56%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 27%
- Wood product manufacturing (NAICS 321): 6%
- 69% of cabinetmakers work all year, while 31% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 36 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
- 13% of cabinetmakers are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 82% compared to 53% for all occupations
- Women: 18% compared to 47% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 21% compared to 14% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 38% compared to 31% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 18% compared to 8% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 15% compared to 23% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 7% for all occupations
Breakdown by region
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