Job prospects Quality Control Chemist in Prince Edward Island

Job opportunities for Chemists (NOC 2112) are good in Prince Edward Island 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 Prince Edward Island

quality control chemist
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Chemists (NOC 2112) in Prince Edward Island for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Chemists in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Chemists mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 66%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 11%
    • Other manufacturing (NAICS 313-316, 323-324, 326-327, 331, 334-335, 337, 339): 7%
  • 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
  • 86% of chemists work all year, while 14% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations.
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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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