Job prospects Switch Network Installer And Repairer - Telecommunications in the Edmonton Region

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

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.

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
Prospects 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 | Prospects Methodology

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