Job prospects Construction Electrician Apprentice in Northwest Territories

Job opportunities for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) are fair in Northwest Territories over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a construction electrician apprentice.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Northwest Territories

construction electrician apprentice
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) in Northwest Territories for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Electricians (except industrial and power system) in the Northwest Territories region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Electricians (except industrial and power system) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 83%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 12%
  • 22% of electricians (except industrial and power system) are self-employed compared to an average of 6% for all occupations.
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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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