Job prospects Drywall Installer And Finisher Apprentice near Kitchener (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers near Kitchener (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a drywall installer and finisher apprentice.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers (NOC 7284) in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region:

  • Approximately 1,180 people work in this occupation.
  • Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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