Job prospects Switch Network Installer And Repairer - Telecommunications near Edmonton (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Telecommunications installation and repair workers near Edmonton (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a switch network installer and repairer - telecommunications.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

switch network installer and repairer - telecommunications
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Telecommunications installation and repair workers (NOC 7246) in the Edmonton region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Telecommunications installation and repair workers in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 840 people work in this occupation.
  • Telecommunications installation and repair workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 59%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 16%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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