Job prospects Construction Electrician Apprentice in the Southern Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "construction electrician apprentice" was moved from the group Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 7241) to the group Electricians (except industrial and power system) (NOC 72200).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Electricians (except industrial and power system)" in the Southern Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

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 the Southern region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

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

  • Approximately 220 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Electricians (except industrial and power system) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 93%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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Labour Market Information Survey
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