Job prospects Construction Electrician Apprentice in Québec
Job opportunities for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) are limited in Québec over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a construction electrician apprentice.
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 Québec
The employment outlook will be limited for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) in Québec for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment decline will lead to the loss of a few 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 Québec:
- Approximately 12,750 people work in this occupation.
- Electricians (except industrial and power system) mainly work in the following sectors:
- Construction (NAICS 23): 84%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 93% compared to 80% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 7% compared to 20% for all occupations
- 34% of electricians (except industrial and power system) work all year, while 66% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 33 weeks for all occupations.
- 11% of electricians (except industrial and power system) are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Québec by economic region.
|Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region||Limited Limited|
|Bas-Saint-Laurent Region||Limited Limited|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||Limited Limited|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||Limited Limited|
|Chaudière-Appalaches Region||Limited Limited|
|Côte-Nord Region||Limited Limited|
|Estrie Region||Limited Limited|
|Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region||Limited Limited|
|Lanaudière Region||Limited Limited|
|Laurentides Region||Limited Limited|
|Laval Region||Limited Limited|
|Mauricie Region||Limited Limited|
|Montréal Region||Limited Limited|
|Montérégie Region||Limited Limited|
|Nord-du-Québec Region||Limited Limited|
|Outaouais Region||Limited Limited|
|Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region||Limited Limited|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
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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