Job prospects Construction Electrician Apprentice in Yukon

Job opportunities for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) are good in Yukon 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 Yukon

construction electrician apprentice
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) in Yukon for the 2019-2021 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 Yukon region:

  • Approximately 150 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • 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%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 89% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 11% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 60% of electricians (except industrial and power system) work all year, while 40% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 27 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • 15% of electricians (except industrial and power system) are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
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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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