Job prospects Quality Control Chemist in New Brunswick
Job opportunities for Chemists (NOC 2112) are fair in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a quality control chemist.
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 New Brunswick
The employment outlook will be fair for Chemists (NOC 2112) in New Brunswick for the 2019-2021 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 a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Chemists in the New Brunswick region:
- Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
- Chemists mainly work in the following sectors:
- Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 19%
- Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 17%
- Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 15%
- Universities (NAICS 6113): 13%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 9%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
- 76% of chemists work all year, while 24% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
- 9% of chemists are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.
|Campbellton–Miramichi Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Edmundston–Woodstock Region||Undetermined Undetermined|
|Moncton–Richibucto Region||Fair Fair|
|Saint John–St. Stephen Region||Fair Fair|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that the labour supply and demand for Chemists (NOC 2112) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.
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