Job prospects Baker near Vancouver (BC)

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 "baker" was moved from the group Bakers (NOC 6332) to the group Bakers (NOC 63202).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Bakers" near Vancouver (BC) 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 poor over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

baker
Prospects over the next 3 years
Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Bakers (NOC 6332) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2022-2024 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Bakers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 3,410 people work in this occupation.
  • Bakers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 56%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 27%
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 13%

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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