Job outlook Baker in Alberta

Job opportunities for Bakers (NOC 6332) are fair in Alberta over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a baker.

Job opportunities in Alberta

Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Bakers (NOC 6332) in Alberta 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.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Bakers in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 3,900 people work in this occupation.
  • Bakers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 36%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 30%
    • Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 23%
    • Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 73% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 27% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 54% of bakers work all year, while 46% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 32 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • 7% of bakers are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.

Location Job outlook
Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region Fair
Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region Fair
Calgary Region Fair
Camrose–Drumheller Region Fair
Edmonton Region Fair
Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region Good
Red Deer Region Fair
Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region Undetermined
Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Bakers (NOC 6332) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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